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The Achievement of Galileo
 
 
Author
James Brophy & Henry Paolucci, eds.
Publisher Bagehot Council  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
ISBN 9780918680952
Pages/Publication Date 256/2001
Daedalus Item Code 31142
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Deemed by Albert Einstein to be "the father of modern science," Galileo Galilei (15641642) and his accomplishments are portrayed in this collection of writings and documents by and about the great Italian polymath, originally published more than 50 years ago. It includes selections from Galileo's own works, full of the thrill and pride of discovery, as well as assessments of his achievement by both his contemporaries and modern physicists like Philip Frank and Morris R. Cohen.
 
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