Who Was Galileo?


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Author Patricia Brennan Demuth
Publisher Penguin Books
Brand Penguin

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Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name-aa name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe Topsy Turvy with his support of a sun-centric solar system. Patricia Brennan demuth offers a sympathetic portrait of a brilliant man who lived in a time when speaking scientific truth to those in power was still a dangerous proposition.

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