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Letters to Father: Suor Maria Celeste to Galileo, 1623-1633
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Letters to Father: Suor Maria Celeste to Galileo, 1623-1633

Suor Maria Celeste, Dava Sobel

From the bestselling author of Galileo's Daughter comes a book of the actual letters that inspired that story. The letters span a dramatic decade and reveal an exceptional woman who also was an intelligent, pious, and literary...

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Longitude
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Longitude

Dava Sobel

The tenth anniversary edition of the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a new Foreword by the celebrated...

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars
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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

Dava Sobel

`A biographical orrery - intricate, complex and fascinating' The Observer `A peerless intellectual biography. The Glass Universe shines and twinkles as brightly as the stars themselves' The...

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Galileo's Daughter: A Drama of Science, Faith and Love
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Galileo’s Daughter: A Drama of Science, Faith and Love

Dava Sobel

Galileo's Daughter is the story of the relationship between the great Italian scientist Galileo and his daughter, Virginia.

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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

Dava Sobel

Sobel presents the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest and of John Harrison's 40-year obsession with building the perfect timekeeper, known today as the chronometer.

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The Planets
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The Planets

Dava Sobel

After the huge national and international success of 'Longitude' and 'Gallileo's Daughter', Dava Sobel tells the human story of the nine planets of our solar system.

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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos
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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos

Dava Sobel

The bestselling author of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter tells the story of Nicolaus Copernicus and the revolution in astronomy that changed the world.

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The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars
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The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars

Dava Sobel

The little-known true story of the unexpected and remarkable contributions to astronomy made by a group of women working in the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s. --

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The Glass Universe
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The Glass Universe

Dava Sobel

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And the Sun Stood Still
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And the Sun Stood Still

Dava Sobel

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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

Dava Sobel, Kate Reading (Victoria University Australia and Stellenbosch University South Africa), Neil Armstrong

Sobel presents the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest and of John Harrison's 40-year obsession with building the perfect timekeeper, known today as the chronometer.

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The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars
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The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars

Dava Sobel, Cassandra Campbell

The little-known true story of the unexpected and remarkable contributions to astronomy made by a group of women working in the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s. --

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And the Sun Stood Still
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And the Sun Stood Still

Dava Sobel

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Conversations with Galileo: A Fictional Dialogue Based on Biographical Facts
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Conversations with Galileo: A Fictional Dialogue Based on Biographical Facts

William Shea, Dava Sobel

Imagined by a renowned cosmologist who holds an academic post at Galileo's old university, this fictionalised conversation presents the essential biography of a man who transformed our view of the universe.

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
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Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

Dava Sobel

Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo and the remarkable surviving letters of his daughter, Sobel, a cloistered nun, dramatically reinterprets the personality and accomplishment of a mythic figure whose seventeenth-century...

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Longitude
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Longitude

Dava Sobel, Kate Reading (Victoria University Australia and Stellenbosch University South Africa)

Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that the longitude problem was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the dayand had been for centuries.

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