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Before Galileo

The Birth of Modern Science in Medeival Europe

Before Galileo( )
Author: Freely, John
ISBN:978-1-4683-0699-6
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Overlook Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Histories of modern science often begin with the heroic battle between Galileo and the Catholic Church, which ignited the Scientific Revolution and gave way to the world-changing discoveries of Isaac Newton.

Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Science / History
Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 8 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.67 Pounds
Author Biography
Freely, John (Author)
John Freely was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 26, 1926. During World War II, he enlisted in the U. S. Navy. He studied physics at Iona College and New York University and did thermonuclear research at the Forrestal Research Center, Princeton University. In 1960, he took a post teaching theoretical physics at Robert College, Istanbul. He wrote numerous books during his lifetime including Strolling Through Istanbul written with Hilary Sumner-Boyd, Jem Sultan, Storm on Horseback, The Grand Turk, Aladdin's Lamp, Light from the East, and Before Galileo. He died on April 20, 2017 at the age of 90.

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