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by Brewster, David.

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TitleThe martyrs of science : or, The lives of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and Kepler
Author / Responsible partyBrewster, David.
GenreBiography, Science, History.
TopicsBiography, Science, History. Scientists -- Biography Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630 Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 Brahe, Tycho, 1546-1601
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


“The martyrs of Science” gives a brief biography of Galileo, Brahe and Kepler. These three men played a pivotal role in the scientific revolution during the early modern period. This book throws light upon their lives, their scientific achievements, adversities which they faced for their work and how they transformed the lives of the future generations forever. It also provides evidence which establishes that the work carried out by them are original irrespective of the claims by other men who tried in vain to rob them of their honor. The author highlights some of their fallacies which hindered their progress. (Summary by Λ)

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System control numberE14246
Original Print PublisherLondon : John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1841
Narrator NameLambda (bala).
Participant or performer noteLambda (bala).
Narrators GenderMale narrator