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Galileo's Daughter

A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

Dava Sobel

Dramatically recolors the personality and accomplishment of a mythic figure whose seventeenth-century clash with Catholic doctrine continues to define the schism between science and religion.Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo, and by the remarkable surviving letters of Galileo's daughter, a cloistered nun, Dava Sobel has written a biograph...
Publish Date
2011
September 4
First Published in 1999
Goodreads rating
3.73
ISBN
9780802779656
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Apr 05, 2015
Thunderstruck, The Devil in the White City, and In the Garden of Beasts by @exlarson Longitude & Galileo's Daughter by Dava Sobel      source