Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Dava Sobel
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Chapter Abstracts

* The first letter from Maria Celeste to Galileo is presented.

* Reader learns about Maria Celeste's birth and heritage.

* Irony of Bruno's death is discussed.

* The relationship between Galileo and Marina Gamba is discussed.

* Galileo takes his daughters away, leaving Vincenzio with Marina.

* Virginia joins the convent at San Matteo.

* Virginia becomes Maria Celeste.

* Livia joins the convent; becomes Arcangela.

* Vincenzio goes to the University of Pisa to study law.

* Galileo teaches at the Universities of Pisa and Padua.

* Galileo discovers and refines the telescope.

* Galileo works off of Copernicus' theories.

* Galileo was warned to cease his work on the heavens.

* Pope Urban supported Galileo's work.

* Galileo published his first work.

* Maria Celeste continues to support her father's work.

* Marina Gamba dies.

* Galileo continues to teach while being employed in the court of the Medici family.

* Galileo is arrested and tried for heresy and blasphemy...

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