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Dava Sobel

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love Summary

GALILEO'S DAUGHTER by Dava Sobel begins with a letter written on May 10, 1623 from Suor Maria Celeste to her father, Galileo. Sobel reveals that this first letter is one of the 124 letters that survived both father and daughter. It is a mystery as to what happened to Galileo's letters to Maria Celeste. For many years, experts and theorists assumed that Galileo's letters were being kept locked in the Vatican library, a vast collection that...

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