A piece from a book on Galileo. Calm, collected tone.
English (North American)
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Like many other philosophers who greatly extended our knowledge of nature, Galileo had a remarkable aptitude for the invention of instruments designed for philosophical research to facilitate his practical work, we find that in 1599 he had engaged his skilled workmen, who was to live in his house and be constantly at hand to try the devices which were forever springing from Galileo's fertile brain.