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Galileo studies : personality, tradition, and revolution / Stillman Drake.


Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1970.
ISBN , 0472082833

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Subjects Galilei, Galileo <1564-1642>
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Galilei, Galileo.
Description 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1970.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 15-17) and index.
Contents Physics and tradition before Galileo -- Vincenzio Galilei and Galileo -- The scientific personality of Galileo -- The Accademia dei Lincei -- The effectiveness of Galileo's work -- Galileo, Kepler, and their intermediaries -- Galileo and the telescope -- The dispute over bodies in water -- Sunspots, Sizzi, and Scheiner -- Galileo's theory of the tides -- Free fall and uniform acceleration -- Galileo and the concept of inertia -- The case against "circular inertia."
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)108748
(OCoLC)ocm00108748
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WorldCat Identities Drake, Stillman.
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