The charge against him was that rather than being even-handed, the book was clear support of Copernicanism.
It's a wonderful work, full of fascinating and brilliant insights and Stillman Drake's superlative translation makes it extremely readable.
461-462) This book will be both fascinating and “must reading” for anyone interested in the history of scientific thought.
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was an Italian physicist, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, and philosopher known as the “Father of Modern Science. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Steven H. Propp
This guy invented Science. He had the brain to understand the world and he had the guts to confront Church when nobody else had. Read morePublished on November 13, 2011 by James T. Kirk
It's not the most alluring of titles, I admit, and even though most people have heard of Galileo and many know enough of his achievements to admire him, I suspect few people would... Read morePublished on January 9, 2010 by Sid Nuncius
This is the famous book that got Galileo in trouble with the Inquisition. Galileo Galilei was one of the greatest scientists of all time. Read morePublished on November 3, 2006 by Istvan Simon