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The Resource Galileo : the genius who faced the Inquisition, Philip Steele

Galileo : the genius who faced the Inquisition, Philip Steele

Label
Galileo : the genius who faced the Inquisition
Title
Galileo
Title remainder
the genius who faced the Inquisition
Statement of responsibility
Philip Steele
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the childhood, education, interests, and inventions of Galileo, as well as how his studies led to conflict with the Catholic church
Member of
Summary
Chronicles the life and times of the Tuscan astronomer and physicist, focusing on his defense of the Copernican theory and his struggles with the Catholic Church
Biography type
individual biography
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182809
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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Steele, Philip
Dewey number
  • 520/.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
S86 2005
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970
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
National Geographic world history biographies
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  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Galileo
  • Astronomers
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
Target audience
juvenile
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the genius who faced the inquisition
Label
Galileo : the genius who faced the Inquisition, Philip Steele
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Galileo's childhood -- A scientist is born -- Going to school -- Italy in Galileo's time -- Everyday life -- Student and teacher -- The student -- The teacher -- New ideas -- An eye on the heavens -- Family matters -- Sun, moon, and stars -- Inquisition -- Trouble ahead -- Friends and enemies -- The trial -- The final years -- House arrest -- What we know now -- Spreading the word -- The fading light -- After Galileo
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st, Marshall ed.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9780792236573
Lccn
2005001357
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • ocm57465543
  • (OCoLC)57465543
Label
Galileo : the genius who faced the Inquisition, Philip Steele
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Galileo's childhood -- A scientist is born -- Going to school -- Italy in Galileo's time -- Everyday life -- Student and teacher -- The student -- The teacher -- New ideas -- An eye on the heavens -- Family matters -- Sun, moon, and stars -- Inquisition -- Trouble ahead -- Friends and enemies -- The trial -- The final years -- House arrest -- What we know now -- Spreading the word -- The fading light -- After Galileo
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st, Marshall ed.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9780792236573
Lccn
2005001357
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • ocm57465543
  • (OCoLC)57465543

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