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Author White, Michael, 1959-2018.

Title Galileo Galilei : the story of the brilliant Italian scholar hounded by the Inquisition because of his views on the universe / Michael White.

Published Watford, Herts : Exley, 1991.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson TB  520.92 GALI/WHIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description 64 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 22 cm.
Series Scientists who have changed the world.
Scientists who have changed the world.
Notes For 12-17 year olds -- Education Services, Wellington, N.Z.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
Summary Tells of Galileo's fight for scientific proof against opposition from the Church. Discusses some of his theories and inventions, such as: the pendulum, the telescope and the astronomical observations.
Subject Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642. -- Juvenile literature.
Celestial mechanics -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomy -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomers -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 1850152276