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Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences is a book written by the famous Italian astronomer, physicist, and mathematician Galileo Galilei. The book is a dialogue between three characters, Salviati, Simplicio, and Sagredo, discussing two new sciences - mechanics and the strength of materials. Throughout the book, Galileo presents his scientific ideas and theories, including the law of falling bodies and the concept of inertia. He also discusses the properties of materials, such as elasticity and strength, and how they can be measured and calculated.The book was originally published in 1632 and was considered controversial at the time because it challenged the traditional Aristotelian view of science. It was later banned by the Catholic Church because it was seen as conflicting with the church's teachings.Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences is considered a landmark in the history of science and is still widely read and studied today. It provides insight into Galileo's scientific thinking and his contributions to the development of modern physics and engineering.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781169321601
  • ISBN-10: 1169321607
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: September 2010
  • Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 0.75 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.73 pounds
  • Page Count: 328

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