Who Was Galileo?

Who Was Galileo?
Contributor(s): Demuth, Patricia Brennan (Author); O'Brien, John (Illustrator); Harrison, Nancy (Illustrator)
"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"--
Publisher:  Grosset & Dunlap
Pub Date:  02/2015
ISBN: 9780448479859
Binding:  Paperback
BISAC Categories:  Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Science & Technology; Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Renaissance; Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | Europe

Who Was Galileo?
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Who Was Galileo?
Contributor(s): Demuth, Patricia Brennan (Author); O'Brien, John (Illustrator); Harrison, Nancy (Illustrator)
"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"--
Publisher:  Grosset & Dunlap
Pub Date:  02/2015
ISBN: 9780448479859
Binding:  Paperback
BISAC Categories:  Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Science & Technology; Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Renaissance; Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | Europe