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Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences - 91 edition

by Galileo Galilei

Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences (ISBN10: 0879757078; ISBN13: 9780879757076)
ISBN13: 978-0879757076
ISBN10: 0879757078

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1573920810
ISBN10: 1573920819

Summary: This is the standard translation of one of the greatest single works by one of Western science's greatest single men, the Renaissance physicist Galileo Galilei. Written near the end of his life, the book had to be published abroad and led to Galileo's condemnation. But he nevertheless considered it to be "superior to everything else of mine published."
Despite the fact that the book encompasses 30 years of highly original experimentation and theorizing ...show more on the part of this singular man, it is eminently readable. Written as a discussion between a master and two students, it sets forth its hundreds of experiments and summarizes the conclusions Galileo drew from those experiments in a brisk, direct style. Using helpful geometric demonstrations, Galileo discusses aspects of fracture of solid bodies, cohesion, leverage, the speed of light, sound, pendulums, falling bodies, projectiles, uniform motion, accelerated motion, and the strength of wires, rods and beams under different loadings and placements. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 91
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Published: 06/28/1991
International: No



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