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Galileo : and the Science Deniers – Mario Livio
There have been a great many biographies written about Galileo, but very few (if any) written by someone with Mario Livio’s credentials. He is an astrophysicist who has worked with the Hubble telescope, the descendant of Galileo’s telescope. As a … Continue reading
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Jepp, Who Defied the Stars – Katherine Marsh
Set during the late 1500s, young Jepp, a dwarf, is much loved by his innkeeper mother. When a mysterious noble visits the inn, he convinces Jepp and his mother that Jepp should go with him to the court of the … Continue reading
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