Scientists Who Made History: Galileo Galilei by Dr. Mike Goldsmith
  

Scientists Who Made History: Galileo Galilei

Written by Dr. Mike Goldsmith
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Part of the Scientists Who Made History Series

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Scientists Who Made History: Galileo Galilei by Dr. Mike Goldsmith

This title describes the life and career of the early seventeenth century Italian scientist Galileo Galilei, who caused a revolution in the study of physics and astronomy with his pioneering discoveries, changing forever our view of the Universe, and leading him into confrontation with the powerful Catholic Church.

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A superb series...These books would be excellent both for a library and for children and teachers to read as part of a science course. * TES *

About the Author

Dr Mike Goldsmith is a physicist by training, currently a programme co-ordinator at the National Physical Laboratory. He has published numerous academic papers on subjects including astronomy and clocks. He is shortly to publish a novelty Workshop Clock for children.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Dr. Mike Goldsmith
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

9th September 2014

ISBN

9780750284806


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