Galileo: Astronomer and Physicist
(Compass Point Books Jan. 1, 2005)
A biography profiling the life of Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei, who shared the beliefs of the controversial astronomer Copernicus that the Earth revolved around the sun. Eventually Galielo was found guilty of heresy by the Roman Catholic Church, and forced to live under house arrest for the final years of his life. Includes source notes and timeline.
- Signature Lives: Scientific Revolution
- 0756508134 / 9780756508135
- 12.6 oz.
- 6.0 x 0.5