Who Was Galileo?eBook - 2015
"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 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"--
Publisher: New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, 
Branch Call Number: EBOOK J OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (105 pages) : illustrations, map
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