Galileo and the science deniers
—Livio, Mario, 1945- author.
Book
2020
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"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.

Item Details
Subjects:
Astronomers -- Italy -- Biography.
Faith and reason -- Christianity.
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Religion and science.
Scientists -- Italy -- Biography.
Genre:
Biographies.
ISBN:
9781501194733
1501194739
Edition:
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description:
xv, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
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
Galileo : the final years
The saga of Pio Paschini
Galileo's and Einstein's thoughts on science and religion
One culture!
LCCN:
2019032142
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