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View Resource The Galileo Project: Rice University

Hosted by Rice University, the Galileo Project "is a hypertext source of information on the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) and the science of his time." One highlighted section entitled Galileo's Daughter (in reference to a recent book by Dava Sobel) includes 124 letters from Maria Celeste to Galileo--an excellent primary resource for those interested in the study of women in early...
View Resource Galileo and Einstein Home Page

These lecture notes from Michael Fowler, Physics professor at University of Virginia, explore "two revolutions in our perception of the universe," the impacts of Galileo and then Einstein on our understanding of physics. The 27 lectures included here may be a useful supplement and teaching aid for educators. The lectures begin with the early Greeks and follow the progress of scientific thought...
View Resource The Art of Renaissance Science: Galileo and Perspective

Modern astronomy, physics and engineering would not be the same without the contributions of Galileo, Da Vinci, and other Renaissance figures, and this site pays tribute to science in the context of Renaissance art and society. Prof. Joseph W. Dauben, who teaches history of science at the City University of New York, oversees this page, "The Art of Renaissance Science: Galileo and Perspective,"...