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Who was Galileo?

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Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC,
Pub. Date:
[2015]
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
760L
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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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9780448479859
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MG
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Lexile measure:
760L
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seriesWho was ?
series_with_volumeWho was ?|
subject_facetAstronomers -- Italy -- Biography
Galilei, Galileo, -- 1564-1642
Physicists -- Italy -- Biography
title_displayWho was Galileo?
title_fullWho was Galileo? / by Patricia Brennan Demuth ; illustrated by John O'Brien
title_shortWho was Galileo?
topic_facetAstronomers
Galilei, Galileo
Physicists