Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 October 1997

128 Pages | 44 b/w photos

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195093421

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Galileo Galilei

First Physicist

James MacLachlan

Oxford Portraits in Science

  • The scientific innovations of Galileo Galilei are pivotal to our understanding of the laws of the natural world
  • Traces the great scientist's education, describes his maverick experiments in Padua and Pisa, and recreates the ingenious pathway of his famous discoveries
  • Heavily illustrated with photographs, graphics, and technical schemes

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