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Who Was Galileo?|Patricia Brennan Demuth
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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.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780448479859
  • ISBN-10: 0448479850
  • Publisher: Penguin Workshop
  • Publish Date: February 2015
  • Dimensions: 7.4 x 5.2 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26 pounds
  • Page Count: 112
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-11

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