Who Was Galileo? by Patricia Brennan Demuth
  

Synopsis

Who Was Galileo? by Patricia Brennan Demuth

Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name. A 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 with which he was able 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 preposition.

About the Author

Patricia Brennan Demuth is the author of Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder?, Who Is Bill Gates?, What Was Ellis Island?, and What Was Pearl Harbor?

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Patricia Brennan Demuth
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Publisher

Grosset and Dunlap

Publication date

21st March 2016

ISBN

9780448479859


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