Posts Tagged ‘Mario Livio’

Jun. 06 2020

Booknotes encounters the 16th century polymath, Galileo Galilei

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | 2 Comments

    In 1632, Galileo Galilei was tried by the Inquisition and found to be “vehemently suspect of heresy” for maintaining that the earth revolved around the sun. Now, Dr. Mario Livio, astrophysicist and best selling author of seven books, has just published Galileo: And the Science Deniers.          

Dec. 08 2018

Booknotes is curious

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | No Comments

    Atrophysicist and best-selling author, Mario Livio, is endlessly curious, and he has written a book about it. Why? What Makes Us Curious? has recently been released in paperback.            

Oct. 08 2016

Brilliant Blunders on Booknotes

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | No Comments

        Charles Darwin, Lord Kelvin, Linus Pauling, Fred Hoyle, and Albert Einstein are scientific icons, so it’s easy to forget they were also humans – and, as we know from the saying,”to err is human.” Renowned astrophysicist and bestselling author Mario Livio has looked into some of their blunders.  

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