Astronomer, Inventor (15-Feb-1564 8-Jan-1642)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
Mario Biagioli. Galileo, Courtier: The Practice of Science in the Culture of Absolutism. University of Chicago Press. 1994. 416pp.
Stillman Drake. Galileo at Work: His Scientific Biography. Dover. 2003. 560pp.
Alexandre Koyré. Études galiléennes. Paris: Hermann & Cie. 1939. (3 vols.)
Roger G. Newton. Galileo's Pendulum: From the Rhythm of Time to the Making of Matter. Harvard University Press. 2004. 153pp.
Dava Sobel (editor). Translated by Dava Sobel. Letters to Father: Suor Maria Celeste to Galileo, 1623-1633. New York: Walker & Co.. 2001. 377pp.
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- European Authors 1000-1900 (p.309)
- Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.381)
- Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.78)
- Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.193)
- Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.235)
- Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.187)
- Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.125)
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