Watcher of the SkiesBook - 2010
Galileo (1564-1642) is one of the most important & controversial figures in the history of science. Tackling Galileo as astronomer, engineer, & author, this book places him at the centre of Renaissance culture. It draws extensively on Galileo's voluminous letters, many of which were self-censored & sly.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, , ©2010
Branch Call Number: 921 Galil
Characteristics: xii, 328 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm