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Galileo Antichrist: A Biography

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Description for Galileo Antichrist: A Biography Paperback. Groundbreaking biography of Galileo, one of the greatest scientists and religious heretics in history Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations (some col.), ports. (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: BGH; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 142 x 22. Weight in Grams: 344.

Groundbreaking biography of Galileo, one of the greatest scientists and religious heretics in history

A giant of science, Galileo's achievements allow him to be bracketed alongside Newton, Einstein and Darwin. A devout Roman Catholic, his genius threw him into conflict with his Church and his refusal to back down turned him into a martyr for many. Here, bestselling author Michael White gets to grips with the man and the world he challenged.

Both biography and exploration of a time when religious and scientific understanding had become deeply and dangerously intertwined, GALILEO ANTICHRIST traces the path that led ... Read more

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About Michael White
Michael White was science editor of GQ and columnist for the Sunday Express. He is the author of several bestselling science biographies and splits his time between London and Perth, Australia. His websiste is michaelwhite.com.au

Reviews for Galileo Antichrist: A Biography
Michael White's energetic life of a 17th-century italian astronomer who first discovered the moons of Jupiter adds a new twist to Galileo's persecution at the hands of the Catholic church

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