Who Was Galileo?

By | January 14, 2020
Who Was Galileo? Author Patricia Brennan Demuth
ISBN-10 0448479850
ISBN-13 9780448479859
Year 2015-02-05
Pages 112
Language English
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
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Like Michelangelo Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement Born in Pisa Italy in the sixteenth century Galileo contributed to the era s great rebirth of knowledge He invented a telescope to observe the heavens From there not even the sky was the limit He turned long held notions about the universe topsy turvy with his support of a sun centric solar system Patricia Brennan Demuth offers a sympathetic portrait of a brilliant man who lived in a time when speaking scientific truth to those in power was still a dangerous proposition

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