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Galileo and the science deniers, Mario Livio

Label
Galileo and the science deniers
Title
Galileo and the science deniers
Statement of responsibility
Mario Livio
Title variation
Galileo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A biography of the great astronomer and scientist, and an examination of the faith vs. science question, then and now, written by a noted astrophysicist and author"--
  • At present, we face enormous crises, such as the minimization of the dangers of climate change because the science behind these threats is erroneously questioned or ignored. Galileo encountered this problem 400 years ago. His discoveries contradicted the teachings of the church at the time, and his books were forbidden by church authorities. Livio provides insights into how Galileo reached his bold new conclusions about the cosmos and the laws of nature. He remains a hero and inspiration to scientists and all of those who respect science, which remains threatened even today. -- adapted from jacket
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Livio, Mario
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
  • Religion and science
  • Faith and reason
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
  • Faith and reason
  • Religion and science
  • Scientists
  • Italy
Label
Galileo and the science deniers, Mario Livio
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rebel with a cause -- A humanist scientist -- A leaning tower and inclined planes -- A Copernican -- Every action has a reaction -- Into a minefield -- This proposition is foolish and absurd -- A battle of pseudonyms -- The assayer -- The Dialogo -- The gathering storm -- The trial -- I abjure, curse, and detest -- One old man, two new sciences -- The final years -- The saga of Pio Paschini -- Galileo's and Einstein's thoughts on science and religion -- One culture
Control code
on1137748023
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501194733
Lccn
2019032142
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Galileo and the science deniers, Mario Livio
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rebel with a cause -- A humanist scientist -- A leaning tower and inclined planes -- A Copernican -- Every action has a reaction -- Into a minefield -- This proposition is foolish and absurd -- A battle of pseudonyms -- The assayer -- The Dialogo -- The gathering storm -- The trial -- I abjure, curse, and detest -- One old man, two new sciences -- The final years -- The saga of Pio Paschini -- Galileo's and Einstein's thoughts on science and religion -- One culture
Control code
on1137748023
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501194733
Lccn
2019032142
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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