Sidereus Nuncius or the Sidereal Messenger

ISBN-10: 0226279030

ISBN-13: 9780226279039

Edition: 74th 1989

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"This fine translation is a god-send. . . . Surely you want to read what Galileo wrote. If so buy this book. Van Helden's introduction is scholarly; no one knows more about Galileo's telescope; the translation is superb; Van Helden's review of the reception of the Sidereal Messenger is profound; the bibliography is extensive. What more can I say?"—David W. Hughes, The Observatory "[Sidereus nunclus] has never before been made available in its entirety in a continuous form, with full notes and comment. The introduction, translation and notes by Van Helden are a splendid example of the best scholarship and fullest accessibility. . . . we can now truly get to grips with the phenomenon of Galileo and what his life and work should mean to us today."—Robert Temple, Nature
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Edition: 74th
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 4/15/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 135
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704

Preface
Introduction
Sidereus Nuncius
Conclusion: The Reception of Sidereus Nuncius
Bibliography
Index
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