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Sidereus Nuncius, or The Sidereal Messenger
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Galileo Galilei
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-19 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Galileo Galilei’s Sidereus Nuncius is arguably the most dramatic scientific book ever published. It announced new and unexpected phenomena in the heavens, “
The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei and a Part of the Preface to Kepler's Dioptrics Containing the Original Account of Galileo's Astronomical Discoveries
Language: en
Pages: 111
Authors: Galileo Galilei
Categories: Astronomy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-28 - Publisher: Library of Alexandria

In 1609, Galileo, then Professor of Mathematics at Padua, in the service of the Venetian Republic, heard from a correspondent at Paris of the invention of a tel
The Sidereal Messenger
Language: en
Pages: 111
Authors: Galileo Galilei
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher:

Theoretical Concepts in Physics
Language: en
Pages: 569
Authors: Malcolm S. Longair
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-12-04 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A novel and integrated approach to physics, covering background history, basic tools and modern techniques.
The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei
Language: en
Pages: 93
Authors: Galileo Galilei
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-01 - Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

"In this Discussion Kepler gives reasons for accepting Galileo’s observations—although he was not able to verify them from want of a telescope—and entirel
Thus Spoke Galileo
Language: en
Pages: 493
Authors: Galileo Galilei
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-02-16 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Presentation of the most important discoveries by Galileo Galilei, endorsed by his own lively writings. Includes simple explanations for the general reader, com
Forms and Meanings
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Roger Chartier
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

A collection of four studies (three of which were given as the 1994 U. of Pennsylvania Rosenbach Lectures), each addressing how the forms that transmit text to
The Nature of the Book
Language: en
Pages: 776
Authors: Adrian Johns
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In The Nature of the Book, a tour de force of cultural history, Adrian Johns constructs an entirely original and vivid picture of print culture and its many are
Galileo's Sidereus Nuncius, Or, A Sidereal Message
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Galileo Galilei
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Science History Publications/USA

An instrument can change the world and compel us to rethink our place in the universe. The telescope did just this, but only when it was used by Galileo, whose
Searching For Stars on an Island in Maine
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Alan Lightman
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-05 - Publisher: Hachette UK

As a physicist, Alan Lightman has always held a purely scientific view of the world. Even as a teenager, experimenting in his own laboratory, he was impressed b