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The Resource On sunspots, Galileo Galilei and Christoph Scheiner ; translated & introduced by Eileen Reeves & Albert Van Helden

On sunspots, Galileo Galilei and Christoph Scheiner ; translated & introduced by Eileen Reeves & Albert Van Helden

Label
On sunspots
Title
On sunspots
Statement of responsibility
Galileo Galilei and Christoph Scheiner ; translated & introduced by Eileen Reeves & Albert Van Helden
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
"A history of the controversy over sunspots with translations of the letters contained in Galileo's Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti. The material that was added during the printing of the Istoria, the dedication, preface, laudatory poems, and the note from the printer to introduce Scheiner's tracts, have been added in an appendix"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1564-1642
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Galilei, Galileo
Dewey number
523.7/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from Italian and Latin
LC call number
QB525
LC item number
.G22 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1575-1650
  • 1575-1650
  • 1564-1642
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reeves, Eileen Adair
  • Van Helden, Albert
  • Scheiner, Christoph
  • Scheiner, Christoph
  • Galilei, Galileo
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Sunspots
Label
On sunspots, Galileo Galilei and Christoph Scheiner ; translated & introduced by Eileen Reeves & Albert Van Helden
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223096304721
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [381]-399) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sunspots before the telescope -- Harriot and Fabricius -- Christoph Scheiner -- Tres epistolae -- Galileo answers -- Galileo's first letter -- Galileo's second letter -- A more accurate inquiry from Ingolstadt -- Accuratior disquisitio -- Galileo responds and goes into print -- Galileo's third letter -- Rematch, 1630-1632 -- Appendices -- Scheiner and Galileo on the nature of the moon -- Galileo to Maffeo Cardinal Barberini -- Carlo Cardinal Conti to Galileo on scripture -- Scheiner's calculation of the transit of Venus -- Galileo's demonstrations -- Front matter of Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 418 p.
Isbn
9780226707167
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009042191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 456551408
  • (OCoLC)456551408
Label
On sunspots, Galileo Galilei and Christoph Scheiner ; translated & introduced by Eileen Reeves & Albert Van Helden
Publication
Bar code
31223096304721
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [381]-399) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sunspots before the telescope -- Harriot and Fabricius -- Christoph Scheiner -- Tres epistolae -- Galileo answers -- Galileo's first letter -- Galileo's second letter -- A more accurate inquiry from Ingolstadt -- Accuratior disquisitio -- Galileo responds and goes into print -- Galileo's third letter -- Rematch, 1630-1632 -- Appendices -- Scheiner and Galileo on the nature of the moon -- Galileo to Maffeo Cardinal Barberini -- Carlo Cardinal Conti to Galileo on scripture -- Scheiner's calculation of the transit of Venus -- Galileo's demonstrations -- Front matter of Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 418 p.
Isbn
9780226707167
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009042191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 456551408
  • (OCoLC)456551408

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