Who Was Galileo?

Who Was Galileo?

eBook - 2015
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"Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe topsy turvy with his support of a sun-centric solar system. Patricia Brennan Demuth offers a sympathetic portrait of a brilliant man who lived in a time when speaking scientific truth to those in power was still a dangerous proposition"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015]
ISBN: 9780698198852
0698198859
0448479850
9780448479859
Characteristics: 1 online resource (105 pages) : illustrations, map.
Additional Contributors: O'Brien, John 1953-- Illustrator

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