Discourse on Floating Bodies, Second Edition [Illustrated]

Discourse on Floating Bodies, Second Edition [Illustrated]

by Galileo Galilei, Thomas Salusbury

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Overview

This edition features
• illustrations

Galileo's Works:
The Little Balance (1586)
On Motion (1590)[126]
Mechanics (ca. 1600)
The Starry Messenger (1610; in Latin, Sidereus Nuncius)
Discourse on Floating Bodies (1612)
Letters on Sunspots (1613)
Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina (1615; published in 1636)
Discourse on the Tides (1616; in Italian, Discorso del flusso e reflusso del mare)
Discourse on the Comets (1619; in Italian, Discorso Delle Comete)
The Assayer (1623; in Italian, Il Saggiatore)
Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632; in Italian Dialogo dei due massimi sistemi del mondo)
Discourses and Mathematical Demonstrations Relating to Two New Sciences (1638; in Italian, Discorsi e Dimostrazioni Matematiche, intorno a due nuove scienze)


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BN ID: 2940013624313
Publisher: VolumesOfValue
Publication date: 10/18/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 527 KB

About the Author

"GALILEO GALILEI (1564 – 1642), commonly known as Galileo, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations and support for Copernicanism. Galileo has been called the "father of modern observational astronomy", the "father of modern physics", the "father of science", and "the Father of Modern Science". According to Stephen Hawking, "Galileo, perhaps more than any other single person, was responsible for the birth of modern science"." -- Wikipedia

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