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Retrying Galileo, 1633–1992

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In 1633, at the end of one of the most famous trials in history, the Inquisition condemned Galileo for contending that the Earth moves and that the Bible is not a scientific authority. Galileo's condemnation set off a controversy that has acquired a fascinating life of its own and that continues to this day. This absorbing book is the first to examine the entire span of th ...more
Hardcover, 497 pages
Published April 11th 2005 by University of California Press (first published 2005)
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