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Galileo"s universe

J. Patrick Lewis

Galileo"s universe

by J. Patrick Lewis

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Published by Creative Editions in Mankato, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Galilei, Galileo, -- 1564-1642 -- Juvenile poetry,
  • Astronomers -- Italy -- Juvenile poetry,
  • Astronomy -- Juvenile poetry,
  • Children"s poetry, American,
  • Toy and movable books -- Specimens

  • About the Edition

    An illustrated narrative poem about the life and achievements of the renowned Italian astronomer whose work changed the course of science.

    Edition Notes

    Statementpoems by J. Patrick Lewis ; illustrations by Tom Curry ; paper engineering by Bruce Foster.
    GenreJuvenile poetry., Specimens.
    ContributionsCurry, Tom. ill., Foster, Bruce.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21057798M
    ISBN 101568461836
    ISBN 109781568461830
    LC Control Number2004056245

    In the new ``Science Discoveries'' series, a prolific author provides a straightforward account of Galileo's life and times. Extensively illustrated with paintings, engravings, drawings, and photos, the book makes clear what Galileo discovered, how it differed from conventional wisdom, and why the differences earned him the enmity of the church. A good introduction in attractive format.   -The universe was changing and this book was the agent of that change. It has a kind of deeper psychological impact, I think, about where we are in the universe and what our -- whether we're.

    A Copernican map of the universe published in features the sun at the center. Galileo's advocacy of this theory incurred the wrath of Pope Urban VIII. This grand book the universe The recently deceased relative Suor Maria Celeste mourned in her first extant letter was Virginia Galilei Landucci, the aunt she’d been named after. At the Convent of San Matteo, she shared her grief with her natural sister, Suor Arcangela (originally the namesake of Galileo’s other sister, Livia), and also with.

    Buy Galileo's Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness by Goff, Philip (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(71). Galileo got permission from Pope Urban II to write a book, but he was not allowed to take sides in the Earth versus Sun debate. Galileo worked on his book for six years. In the book, one character argued for a heliocentric model, and another character argued for a geocentric model. A third character was a regular person, listening to both Size: KB.


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Galileo"s universe by J. Patrick Lewis Download PDF EPUB FB2

What makes this book different is that it ties Galileo's earliest discoveries to what modern science knows about the Universe today. Co-authors Stephen Maran and Lawrence Marschall Galileos universe book well equipped to tell this story, with Maran having spent 35 year with NASA and Marschall having taught astronomy, physics, and science writing for many years as 4/4(3).

The story of how Galileo’s telescope transformed the heavens—and contemporary astrophysics: A “lively history ideal for armchair scientists and stargazers” (Publishers Weekly).In the fall ofItalian astronomer Galileo Galilei turned his modified spyglass toward the sky—and greatly expanded the scope of human understanding.5/5(1).

Galileo Galilei () is perhaps best known as the first astronomer in Renaissance Europe to observe several of the planets in our solar system with a telescope strong enough to allow him to identify them.

Beyond that, he made numerous contributions to the study of physics and mathematics. He wrote prolifically. Galileo Galilei portrait by Justus Sustermans Born () 15 February Pisa, Duchy of Florence Died 8 January () (aged 77) Arcetri, Grand Duchy of Tuscany Education University of Pisa Known for Analytical dynamics, heliocentrism, kinematics, observational astronomy Scientific career Fields Astronomy, physics, engineering, natural philosophy, mathematics Alma mater: University of Pisa – (no degree).

Galileo's courage in challenging the long-held beliefs of his time draws special attention in this book, as do his unconventional methods of research and discovery.

Sure to be enjoyed by readers of all ages, Galileo's Universe is a tribute to an icon of curiosity Galileos universe book conviction/5(4). Galileo's courage in challenging the long-held beliefs of his time draws special attention in this book, as do his unconventional methods of research and discovery.

Sure to be enjoyed by readers of all ages, Galileo's Universe is a tribute to an icon of curiosity and : J. Patrick Lewis.

Galileo Galilei was an Italian physicist and astronomer. He was born in Pisa on Febru Galileo's father, Vincenzo Galilei, was a well-known musician. Vincenzo decided that his son should become a doctor.

InGalileo was sent to the University of Pisa to study medicine. Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo, by Galileo Galilei. Translated by Stillman Drake.

Straight from the horse's mouth, as the saying goes. This book is a translation of some of Galileo's writings and provides great insight into his thoughts and ideas. He spent much of his adult life observing the heavens and making notes of what he saw.

Certainly it seemed obvious to three winners of the Nobel prize for physics interviewed in the Observer in Ernst Schrödinger (“the material.

Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love is a nonfiction book by Dava Sobel. It details the relationship between Renaissance scientist Galileo and his daughter Suor Maria Celeste, a nun.

Sobel, a well-known science writer, based the book on Maria Celeste’s surviving letters; Galileo’s are lost to history. “In Galileo’s Error, Philip Goff argues for a new approach to the scientific study of consciousness.

He offers an accessible and compelling analysis of why our felt experience continues to elude scientific explanation and why the theories that describe consciousness as a fundamental feature of matter have been neglected—and why they now.

I often think this was the book I was born to write. I felt a bond with the title character, though she was a Catholic nun living in Tuscany in the early sixteenth century, and I was raised Jewish in the Bronx in the mid-twentieth.

From my first encounter with Suor Maria Celeste (Virginia Galilei), reading the letter in which she implored her Author: Dava Sobel. One-of-a-Kind Copy of Galileo's Book That Upended the Earth-Centric View of the Universe Was a Fraud.

By Mindy Weisberger 02 July Shares. This book, entitled Galileo's Daughter is a dual biography, both of Galileo and of his eldest daughter, a cloistered nun of the Poor Clares.

It is also in part a fascinating chronicle of a 17th Century clash between Science and Catholic doctrine; arguably the most Einstein said of Galileo that he was "the father of modern physics - of modern /5. Galileo, in full Galileo Galilei, (born FebruPisa [Italy]—died January 8,Arcetri, near Florence), Italian natural philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician who made fundamental contributions to the sciences of motion, astronomy, and strength of materials and to the development of the scientific formulation of (circular) inertia, the law of falling bodies, and.

Get this from a library. Galileo's universe. [J Patrick Lewis; Tom Curry] -- An illustrated narrative poem about the life and achievements of the renowned Italian astronomer whose work changed the course of.

A mixed rating based on 3 book reviews for Galileo's Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness by Philip Goff. with the obviously false and hyperscientistic view that everything in the universe, including feelings of pain, sexual joy, experiences of colour, and so on, can be “exhaustively described” (ie described in such a.

The Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (Dialogo sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo) is a Italian-language book by Galileo Galilei comparing the Copernican system with the traditional Ptolemaic system.

It was translated into Latin as Systema cosmicum (English: Cosmic System) in by Matthias Bernegger. The book was dedicated to Galileo's patron, Ferdinando II de' Medici. Get this from a library. Galileo's universe. [J Patrick Lewis; Tom Curry; Bruce Foster] -- Narrative poems, accompanied by movable and pop-up illustrations, depict the life and achievements of the renowned Italian astronomer whose work changed the course of science.

Galileo helped prove that the Earth revolved around the sun. InGalileo published his new findings in the book Sidereus Nuncius, or Starry Messenger, which was an instant success.

The. Check out this great listen on The historical and social implications of the telescope and that instruments modern-day significance are brought into startling focus in this fascinating account.

When Galileo looked to the sky with his perspicillum, or spyglass, roughly years ago, h.Galileo (Galileo Galilei) (găl´Ĭlē´ō; gälēlĕ´ō gälēlĕ´ē), –, great Italian astronomer, mathematician, and his persistent investigation of natural laws he laid foundations for modern experimental science, and by the construction of astronomical telescopes he greatly enlarged humanity's vision and conception of the universe.The Center of the Universe.

Galileo challenged the widely-accepted belief that the universe revolved around the earth. Clip: S18 Ep1 | 3m 46s Share this video: Share this video on Facebook Share.