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Galileo

Astronomer and Physicist
Hightower, Paul (Book - 2008 )
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"A biography of seventeenth-century Italian astronomer and physicist Galileo and includes related activities for readers"--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Hightower, Paul (Paul W.)
Title: Galileo
astronomer and physicist
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, N.J. : Enslow Publishers, c2008
Edition: Rev. ed
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm
Notes: Originally published: Springfield, NJ, USA : Enslow Publishers, c1997
Contents: Galileo's early years
A new career
The leaning Tower of Pisa
A new star appears
The telescope
Fame and fortune
Spots on the sun
A visit to Rome
Galileo's dialogue
The trial
A prisoner at home
The foundation of experimental science moons and planets
Summary: "A biography of seventeenth-century Italian astronomer and physicist Galileo and includes related activities for readers"--Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 0766030083
9780766030084
Branch Call Number: 921 Galil
Statement of Responsibility: Paul Hightower
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Physicists Biography Astronomers Biography Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642
Topical Term: Physicists
Astronomers
LCCN: 2007020302
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