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  • Published: 15 January 2017
  • ISBN: 9780448479859
  • Imprint: Grossett
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: $9.99

Who Was Galileo?


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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.

  • Pub date: 15 January 2017
  • ISBN: 9780448479859
  • Imprint: Grossett
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: $9.99

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