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|Title:||Galileo Galilei at the Barr / Professor Charles Pearce|
|Author:||Pearce, Charles E. M. (Charles Edward Miller)|
|Series/Report no.:||Barr Smith discovery series ; 27 May 2010|
|School/Discipline:||School of Mathematical Sciences|
|Abstract:||Charles Pearce, Elder Professor of Mathematics at the University of Adelaide, discusses the Barr Smith Library’s copy of Galileo’s Discorsi e dimostrazioni matematiche, intorno à due nuove scienze, 1638. He explains how this book on two new sciences fits into Galileo’s life and work, what the book is about, its significance and the context of its publication in the Netherlands, and how the Barr Smith Library comes to own a copy.|
|Subject:||Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642|
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642. Discorso e dimostrazioni matematiche, intorno à due nuove scienze, 1638
Barr Smith Library. Rare Book and Special Collections Division.
|Description:||"Presented by the Friends of the University of Adelaide Library, 27 May 2010, Ira Raymond Room, Barr Smith Library, the University of Adelaide." Recorded at the University of Adelaide, 27 May 2010.|
|Appears in Collections:||Friends of the University of Adelaide Presentations|
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