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The Resource Galileo : the genius who charted the universe, Philip Steele

Galileo : the genius who charted the universe, Philip Steele

Label
Galileo : the genius who charted the universe
Title
Galileo
Title remainder
the genius who charted the universe
Statement of responsibility
Philip Steele
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the childhood, education, interests, and inventions of Galileo, as well as how his studies led to conflict with the Catholic church
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
EOW
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1948-
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Steele, Philip
Dewey number
520./92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
S86 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
catalogs
Series statement
  • National Geographic kids
  • National Geographic world history biographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Galileo : the genius who charted the universe, Philip Steele
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index
Contents
Galileo's childhood -- A scientist is born -- Going to school -- Italy in Galileo's time -- Everyday life -- Student and teacher -- The student -- The teacher -- New ideas -- An eye on the heavens -- Family matters -- Sun, moon, and stars -- Inquisition -- Trouble ahead -- Friends and enemies -- The trial -- The final years -- House arrest -- What we know now -- Spreading the word -- The fading light -- After Galileo
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9781426302954
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • sky231987405
  • (OCoLC)995320536
  • 883588
Label
Galileo : the genius who charted the universe, Philip Steele
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index
Contents
Galileo's childhood -- A scientist is born -- Going to school -- Italy in Galileo's time -- Everyday life -- Student and teacher -- The student -- The teacher -- New ideas -- An eye on the heavens -- Family matters -- Sun, moon, and stars -- Inquisition -- Trouble ahead -- Friends and enemies -- The trial -- The final years -- House arrest -- What we know now -- Spreading the word -- The fading light -- After Galileo
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9781426302954
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • sky231987405
  • (OCoLC)995320536
  • 883588

Library Locations

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