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The Resource Galileo

Galileo

Label
Galileo
Title
Galileo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Four hundred years ago, in 1610, Galileo published the Siderius nuncius, or Starry Messenger, a 'hurried little masterpiece' in John Heilbron's words. Presenting to the world his remarkable observations using the recently invented telescope - of the craters of the moon, and the satellites of Jupiter, observations that forced changes to perceptions of the perfection of the heavens and the centrality of the Earth - the appearance of the little book is regarded as oneof the greatest moments in the history of science. It was also a point of change in the life of Galileo himself, propelling him fro
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heilbron, John
Dewey number
520.92
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36 .G2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
  • Italy
Label
Galileo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-491) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Preface; Contents; Picture Acknowledgements; 1 A Florentine Education; 1.1 Upbringing; 1.2 Gap Years; 1.3 Character Analysis; 2 A Tuscan Archimedes; 2.1 Hell and Mathematics; 2.2 Barycentric Exercises; 2.3 De Motu; 2.4 Galileo At 25; 3 Life in the Serenissima; 3.1 Settling In; 3.2 Steady State; 4 Galilean Science; 4.1 Reluctant Astronomer; 4.2 Mover and Shaker; 5 Calculated Risks; 5.1 Starry Message; 5.2 Celestial Messenger; 5.3 More Rabbits From The Hat; 5.4 Family Affairs And Former Friends; 6 Miscalculated Risks; 6.1 Freelance Exegetes
  • 6.2 Poetical Interlude6.3 Ill Omens; 7 Vainglory; 7.1 The Pope; 7.2 The Knight; 7.3 The Windmill; 7.4 The Tilt; 8 End Games; 8.1 Dramatis Personae; 8.2 Winding Up; 8.3 Last Days; 8.4 The End of the Affair?; Genealogy; Glossary of Names; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
778338904
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (932 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191612954
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)778338904
Label
Galileo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-491) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Preface; Contents; Picture Acknowledgements; 1 A Florentine Education; 1.1 Upbringing; 1.2 Gap Years; 1.3 Character Analysis; 2 A Tuscan Archimedes; 2.1 Hell and Mathematics; 2.2 Barycentric Exercises; 2.3 De Motu; 2.4 Galileo At 25; 3 Life in the Serenissima; 3.1 Settling In; 3.2 Steady State; 4 Galilean Science; 4.1 Reluctant Astronomer; 4.2 Mover and Shaker; 5 Calculated Risks; 5.1 Starry Message; 5.2 Celestial Messenger; 5.3 More Rabbits From The Hat; 5.4 Family Affairs And Former Friends; 6 Miscalculated Risks; 6.1 Freelance Exegetes
  • 6.2 Poetical Interlude6.3 Ill Omens; 7 Vainglory; 7.1 The Pope; 7.2 The Knight; 7.3 The Windmill; 7.4 The Tilt; 8 End Games; 8.1 Dramatis Personae; 8.2 Winding Up; 8.3 Last Days; 8.4 The End of the Affair?; Genealogy; Glossary of Names; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
778338904
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (932 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191612954
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)778338904

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