The Resource Galileo, J.L. Heilbron

Galileo, J.L. Heilbron

Label
Galileo
Title
Galileo
Statement of responsibility
J.L. Heilbron
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heilbron, J. L
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
H45 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
Label
Galileo, J.L. Heilbron
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-491) and index
Contents
A Florentine education. Upbringing ; Gap years ; Character analysis -- A Tuscan Archimedes. Hell and mathematics ; Barycentric exercises ; De motu ; Galileo at 25 -- Life in the Serenissima. Settling in ; Steady state -- Galilean science. Reluctant astronomer ; Mover and shaker -- Calculated risks. Starry message ; Celestial messenger ; More rabbits from the hat ; Family affairs and former friends -- Miscalculated risks. Freelance exegetes ; Poetical interlude ; Ill omens -- Vainglory. The Pope ; The knight ; The windmill ; The tilt -- End games. Dramatis personae ; Winding up ; Last days ; The end of the affair?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 508 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780199583522
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Note
  • Main, cop. [1]-4.
  • Also in History of Science Coll., 3 copies.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 3756168-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3756168
  • (Sirsi) o642283198
  • (OCoLC)642283198
Label
Galileo, J.L. Heilbron
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-491) and index
Contents
A Florentine education. Upbringing ; Gap years ; Character analysis -- A Tuscan Archimedes. Hell and mathematics ; Barycentric exercises ; De motu ; Galileo at 25 -- Life in the Serenissima. Settling in ; Steady state -- Galilean science. Reluctant astronomer ; Mover and shaker -- Calculated risks. Starry message ; Celestial messenger ; More rabbits from the hat ; Family affairs and former friends -- Miscalculated risks. Freelance exegetes ; Poetical interlude ; Ill omens -- Vainglory. The Pope ; The knight ; The windmill ; The tilt -- End games. Dramatis personae ; Winding up ; Last days ; The end of the affair?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 508 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780199583522
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Note
  • Main, cop. [1]-4.
  • Also in History of Science Coll., 3 copies.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 3756168-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3756168
  • (Sirsi) o642283198
  • (OCoLC)642283198

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