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Read online Sidereus Nuncius, or The Sidereal Messenger.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Sidereus Nuncius, or The Sidereal Messenger This fine translation is a god send Surely you want to read what Galileo wrote If so buy this book Van Helden s introduction is scholarly no one knows more about Galileo s telescope the translation is superb Van Helden s review of the reception of the i Sidereal Messenger i is profound the bibliography is extensive What more can I say David W Hughes i The Observatory i .

i Sidereus nunclus i has never before been made available in its entirety in a continuous form with full notes and comment The introduction translation and notes by Van Helden are a splendid example of the best scholarship and fullest accessibility we can now truly get to grips with the phenomenon of Galileo and what his life and work should mean to us today Robert Temple i Nature i by Galileo Galilei, Albert van Helden

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Sidereus Nuncius, or The Sidereal Messenger
Title:Sidereus Nuncius, or The Sidereal Messenger
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ISBN:0226279030
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Number of Pages:135
Category:Science, Non fiction, History, Astronomy, Space, Classics, Philosophy
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Sidereus Nuncius, or The Sidereal Messenger, Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo, Selected Writings, Two New Sciences/A History of Free Fall, Il Saggiatore, A Pequena Balana - Um clssico da matemtica, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina, Discourse on Floating Bodies, Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, The Essential Galileo
Finocchiaro s new and revised translations have done what the Inquisition could not they have captured an exceptional range of Galileo s career while also letting him speak in clear English No other volume offers more convenient or more reliable access to Galileo s own words whether on the telescope the Dialogue the trial or the mature theory of motion Michael H Shank Professor of the History of Science University of Wisconsin Madison, No description available, No description available, Galileo s astronomical discoveries changed the way we look at the world and our place in the universe Threatened by the Inquisition for daring to contradict the literal truth of the Bible Galileo ignited a scientific revolution when he asserted that the Earth moves This generous selection from his writings contains all the essential texts for a reader to appreciate his lasting significance Mark Davie s new translation renders Galileo s vigorous Italian prose into clear modern English while William R Shea s version of the Latin Sidereal Message makes accessible the book that created a sensation in with its account of Galileo s observations using the newly invented telescope br br All Galileo s contributions to the debate on science and religion are included as well as key documents from his trial before the Inquisition in A lively introduction and clear notes give an overview of Galileo s career and explain the scientific and philosophical background to the texts