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Galileo's instruments of credit : telescopes, images, secrecy

Author: Mario Biagioli
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats

Focusing on the aspects of Galileo's scientific life that extended beyond court culture and patronage, this title offers an account of the different systems of exchanges, communication, and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Biagioli
ISBN: 0226045625 9780226045627 0226045617 9780226045610
OCLC Number: 751312365
Description: [12], 302 s. : il. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Mario Biagioli.


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"Biagioli reinterprets key episodes of Galileo's career and shows how his tactics rapidly shifted to match his changing circumstances. His study presents a fresh and interesting view of the Read more...

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