Galileo at Work: His Scientific Biography
This fascinating, scholarly study by one of the world's foremost authorities on Galileo offers a vivid portrait of one of history's greatest minds. Detailed accounts, including many excerpts from Galileo's own writings, offer insights into his work on motion, mechanics, hydraulics, strength of materials, and projectiles. 36 black-and-white illustrations.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
accelerated added already appears argument asked astronomical believe body Born called Cardinal Castelli cause changes chapter comet concerning considered continuous copy dated definition demonstration Dialogue died discussion distances earlier early earth effect equal evident experiments explain fact fall final Florence follows force four fourth Galileo given greater hand heavy Hence inclined interest Italy known later less letter March material mathematics matter mean mentioned motion moved multiple natural never notes observations opinion original Padua passed philosophers physical Pisa plane position present printed probably proof proposition published question ratio reason remained reply resistance rest Rome satellites scientific seems seen sent speed stars studied sunspots taken telescope theory things third thought tion told treatise true understand University vertical weight wished writing written wrote
The Laboratory of the Mind: Thought Experiments in the Natural Sciences
James Robert Brown
No preview available - 1993
All Book Search results »
The Bible, Protestantism, and the Rise of Natural Science
Limited preview - 2001