The Genius Who Faced the Inquisition
National Geographic Society, Paperback, 9781426302954, 64pp.
Publication Date: September 9, 2008
Galileo's genius lay in the way he approached scientific problems. He reduced problems to simple terms on the basis of experience and common-sense logic. Then he analyzed and resolved the problems according to simple mathematical descriptions, thus opening the way for the development of modern mathematical physics.
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