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Galileo on Why We Read and How Books Give Us Superhuman Powers
Galileo on Why We Read and How Books Give Us Superhuman Powers

“What sublimity of mind was his who dreamed of finding means to communicate his deepest thoughts to any other person, though distant by mighty intervals of place and time!”

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The Rebellious and Revolutionary Life of Galileo, Illustrated
The Rebellious and Revolutionary Life of Galileo, Illustrated

How a college dropout reordered the heavens and forever changed our understanding of our place in the universe.

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Astronomy and the Art of Verse: How Galileo Influenced Shakespeare
Astronomy and the Art of Verse: How Galileo Influenced Shakespeare

A stanzaic vision for Jupiter’s moons and Saturn’s rings.

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Galileo on Critical Thinking and the Folly of Believing Your Preconceptions
Galileo on Critical Thinking and the Folly of Believing Your Preconceptions

“To divine that wonderful arts lie hid behind trivial and childish things is a conception for superhuman talents.”

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The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life
The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

How the invisible hand of the clock powered the Industrial Revolution and sparked the Information Age.

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From Galileo to Google: How Big Data Illuminates Human Culture
From Galileo to Google: How Big Data Illuminates Human Culture

“Through our scopes, we see ourselves. Every new lens is also a new mirror.”

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