The Resource Galileo : watcher of the skies, David Wootton

Galileo : watcher of the skies, David Wootton

Label
Galileo : watcher of the skies
Title
Galileo
Title remainder
watcher of the skies
Statement of responsibility
David Wootton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wootton, David
Dewey number
  • 520.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
W66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
Label
Galileo : watcher of the skies, David Wootton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 268-319) and index
Contents
Conjectural history -- The mind's eye. His father's son ; Florence ; Galileo's lamp ; Eureka! ; Seeing is believing ; A friend in need ; Juvenilia ; The Leaning Tower ; Inertia ; Nudism -- The watcher of the skies. Copernicanism ; Money ; Fields of fire ; The experimental method ; The telescope ; Mother ; The Starry Messenger ; Florence and buoyancy ; Jesuits and the new astronomy ; Sunspots ; The Catholic scientist -- The eagle and the arrow. Copernicus condemned ; Comets ; The death of Gianfrancesco Sagredo ; Urban VIII ; Family ties ; Permission to publish ; Alessandra Buonamici ; A river floods ; Publication ; The Dialogue -- Prisoner to the Inquisition. Maria Celeste and Arcetri ; Trial ; The Two New Sciences ; Vincenzo, son of Galileo ; Galileo's (un)belief ; The cosmography of the self -- Galileo, history, and the historians
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 328 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300197297
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2010027620
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn601347544
  • (OCoLC)601347544
  • 645230
Label
Galileo : watcher of the skies, David Wootton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 268-319) and index
Contents
Conjectural history -- The mind's eye. His father's son ; Florence ; Galileo's lamp ; Eureka! ; Seeing is believing ; A friend in need ; Juvenilia ; The Leaning Tower ; Inertia ; Nudism -- The watcher of the skies. Copernicanism ; Money ; Fields of fire ; The experimental method ; The telescope ; Mother ; The Starry Messenger ; Florence and buoyancy ; Jesuits and the new astronomy ; Sunspots ; The Catholic scientist -- The eagle and the arrow. Copernicus condemned ; Comets ; The death of Gianfrancesco Sagredo ; Urban VIII ; Family ties ; Permission to publish ; Alessandra Buonamici ; A river floods ; Publication ; The Dialogue -- Prisoner to the Inquisition. Maria Celeste and Arcetri ; Trial ; The Two New Sciences ; Vincenzo, son of Galileo ; Galileo's (un)belief ; The cosmography of the self -- Galileo, history, and the historians
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 328 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300197297
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2010027620
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn601347544
  • (OCoLC)601347544
  • 645230

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