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Bored during Mass at the cathedral in Pisa, the 17-year-old Galileo regarded the chandelier swinging overhead - and remarked, to his great surprise, that the lamp took as many beats to complete an arc when hardly moving as when it was swinging widely, Galileo's Pendulum tells the story of what this observation meant, and of its profound consequences for science and technology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674018488
ISBN-10: 0674018486
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 12mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Roger G. Newton

Roger G. Newton is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics at Indiana University.

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