Galileo's Daughter

Galileo's Daughter

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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 the man Albert Einstein called "the father of modern physics- indeed of modern science altogether." Galileo's Daughter also presents a stunning portrait of a person hitherto lost to history, described by her father as "a woman of exquisite mind, singular goodness, and most tenderly attached… (more)

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Publisher: Gale (May 26, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 11.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology 1999 winner


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