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Galileo's battle for the heavens

A docudrama of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes his trial for heresy and how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries.

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  • "Genius, the science of Einstein, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo"@en
  • "Genius, the science of Einstein, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo"

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  • "A docudrama of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes his trial for heresy and how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries."@en
  • "The pioneering astronomer and condemned heretic comes to life in this fascinating film version of Dava Sobel's best-seller, Galileo's Daughter. British actor Simon Callow portrays the seventeenth-century genius who defied tradition and years of imprisonment to advance a new vision of the universe, recreated through letters from his devoted daughter Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun."
  • "" ... Galileo Galilei risked his life to advance his revolutionary concepts of the universe ... brings Galileo to life, humanizing the great thinker's passion, intelligence, and arrogance while depicting his frustrations with fellow philosophers, scientists, and Roman Catholic leaders ... "--Container."@en
  • "" ... Galileo Galilei risked his life to advance his revolutionary concepts of the universe ... brings Galileo to life, humanizing the great thinker's passion, intelligence, and arrogance while depicting his frustrations with fellow philosophers, scientists, and Roman Catholic leaders ... "--Container."
  • ""In a two-hour special, NOVA vividly reconstructs an epic historical confrontation: the bitter clash between a fiery scientific genius, Galileo Galilei, and the church authorities who tried to suppress his astonishing discoveries. The brilliant British actor Simon Callow (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love) plays Galileo in dramatic reenactments of key moments from his life: his pioneering telescopic observations of the Moon and planets, his revolutionary experiments with falling objects, and his fateful trial before the Inquisition for heresy."--PBS website."@en
  • "A documentary on the life of the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei, based on Dava Sobel's best seller Galileo's daughter, which celebrates the story of the father of modern science and struggle to get Church authorities to accept the truth of his astonishing discoveries. Includes re-enactments played by renowned British actor Simon Callow of key moments from his life: his pioneering telescopic observations of the Moon and planets and his experiments with falling objects."@en
  • "Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy."@en
  • "Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy."

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  • "Documentary television programs"@en
  • "History"
  • "History"@en
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