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Galileo S Daughter

ISBN 10 : 0802777473
ISBN 13 : 9780802777478

Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo, and by the remarkable surviving letters of Galileo's daughter, a cloistered nun, Dava Sobel has written a biography unlike any other of..

Galileo S Daughter A Drama Of Science Faith And Love

ISBN 10 : 9780007382019
ISBN 13 : 0007382014

From the international best-selling author of Longitude, Galileo’s Daughter is the fascinating story of the relationship between the great Italian scientist Galileo and his daugh..

Galileo S Daughter

ISBN 10 : 9780802779656
ISBN 13 : 0802779654

Presents a biography of the scientist through the surviving letters of his illegitimate daughter Maria Celeste, who wrote him from the Florence convent where she lived from the age..

Galileo S Daughter

ISBN 10 : 9781857027129
ISBN 13 : 1857027124

While Galileo Galilei was under house arrest, accused of heresy for his claim that the earth revolved around the sun, his daughter Virginia, a cloistered nun, proved to be her fath..

The Planets

ISBN 10 : 9781101659489
ISBN 13 : 1101659483

Dava Sobel's The Glass Universe will be available from Viking in December 2016 With her bestsellers Longitude and Galileo's Daughter, Dava Sobel introduced readers to her rare gift..

Letters To Father

ISBN 10 : 0802718078
ISBN 13 : 9780802718075

When she was 13, Virginia Galilei, eldest daughter of the great scientist Galileo, was placed by her father in a convent near him in Florence and took the name Suor Maria Celeste. ..

A More Perfect Heaven

ISBN 10 : 9780802778932
ISBN 13 : 0802778933

By 1514, the reclusive cleric Nicolaus Copernicus had written and hand-copied an initial outline of his heliocentric theory-in which he defied common sense and received wisdom to p..