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  • ISBN: 9781501194733
  • ISBN: 1501194739
  • Physical Description: xv, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Rebel with a cause -- A humanist scientist -- A leaning tower and inclined planes -- A Copernican -- Every action has a reaction -- Into a minefield -- This proposition is foolish and absurd -- A battle of pseudonyms -- The assayer -- The Dialogo -- The gathering storm -- The trial -- I abjure, curse, and detest -- One old man, two new sciences -- The final years -- The saga of Pio Paschini -- Galileo and Einstein's thoughts on science and religion -- One culture!
Summary, etc.:
"A biography of the great astronomer and scientist, and an examination of the faith vs. science question, then and now, written by a noted astrophysicist and author"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Astronomers > Italy > Biography.
Scientists > Italy > Biography.
Religion and science.
Faith and reason > Christianity.
Genre: Biographies.

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