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Galileo and the science deniers
Title:
Galileo and the science deniers
ISBN:
9781501194733
Edition:
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Physical Description:
xv, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Rebel with a cause -- A humanist scientist -- A leaning tower and inclined planes -- A Copernican -- Every action has a reaction -- Into a minefield -- This proposition is foolish and absurd -- A battle of pseudonyms -- The assayer -- The Dialogo -- The gathering storm -- The trial -- I abjure, curse, and detest -- One old man, two new sciences -- The final years -- The saga of Pio Paschini -- Galileo and Einstein's thoughts on science and religion -- One culture!
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A biography of the great astronomer and scientist, and an examination of the faith vs. science question, then and now, written by a noted astrophysicist and author. --
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