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Galileo’s Pendulum

From the Rhythm of Time to the Making of Matter

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$22.50 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674018488

Publication Date: 10/31/2005

Short

176 pages

16 halftones, 18 line illustrations

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Roger G. Newton is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics at Indiana University.

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