Objects & Places from Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

Dava Sobel
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Inventions

Galileo was well known for his prolific activities in this area.

Pisa

This city is located on the River Arno in the eastern part of Italy.

Arceti

This was the location of the Convent of San Matteo.

Villa Medici

Home to the powerful Medici family, located in Florence.

Rome

This is home to the Eternal City known today as the Vatican.

Padua

The city in which Galileo lived for many years while teaching at the University.

University of Pisa

University at which Galileo served on the faculty in mathematics.

Venice

Home to Marina Gamba, the mother of Galileo's three illegitimate children.

Copernican Argument

The theory that the earth revolved around the sun rather than the sun revolving around the earth.

TREATISE ON THE TIDES

This was a scientific treatise prepared for Cardinal Orsini.

DIALOGUE ON THE TIDES

This was a book written in the form of dialogue...

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