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The Resource Galileo, J. L. Heilbron

Galileo, J. L. Heilbron

Label
Galileo
Title
Galileo
Statement of responsibility
J. L. Heilbron
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
382888
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heilbron, J. L
Dewey number
520.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
H45 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
Target audience
adult
Label
Galileo, J. L. Heilbron
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-491) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Florentine education. Upbringing ; Gap years ; Character analysis -- A Tuscan Archimedes. Hell and mathematics ; Barycentric exercises ; De motu ; Galileo at 25 -- Life in the Serenissima. Settling in ; Steady state -- Galilean science. Reluctant astronomer ; Mover and shaker -- Calculated risks. Starry message ; Celestial messenger ; More rabbits from the hat ; Family affairs and former friends -- Miscalculated risks. Freelance exegetes ; Poetical interlude ; Ill omens -- Vainglory. The Pope ; The knight ; The windmill ; The tilt -- End games. Dramatis personae ; Winding up ; Last days ; The end of the affair?
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 508 pages 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780199583522
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 642283198
  • (OCoLC)642283198
Label
Galileo, J. L. Heilbron
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-491) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Florentine education. Upbringing ; Gap years ; Character analysis -- A Tuscan Archimedes. Hell and mathematics ; Barycentric exercises ; De motu ; Galileo at 25 -- Life in the Serenissima. Settling in ; Steady state -- Galilean science. Reluctant astronomer ; Mover and shaker -- Calculated risks. Starry message ; Celestial messenger ; More rabbits from the hat ; Family affairs and former friends -- Miscalculated risks. Freelance exegetes ; Poetical interlude ; Ill omens -- Vainglory. The Pope ; The knight ; The windmill ; The tilt -- End games. Dramatis personae ; Winding up ; Last days ; The end of the affair?
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 508 pages 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780199583522
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 642283198
  • (OCoLC)642283198

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