Hall Center For The Humanities


Dava Sobel
Dava Sobel

"Galileo's Reconciliation: Science and Faith"
Humanities Lecture Series

Thu., Apr. 25, 2002, 7:30pm
Location: Ballroom, Kansas Union
Dava Sobel is the best-selling author of Longitude (1995) and Galileo's Daughter (1999). Galileo's Daughter focuses on the father of modern science, who tread "a dangerous path between the heaven he revered as a good Catholic and the heaven he revealed through his telescope." Rather than a dry, academic biography, Galileo's Daughter positions the reader into the daily life of 17th-century Italy, juxtaposing the mundane with the dramatic. The result is a briskly paced, engaging history that reads like a novel.

This event is free and open to the public.

April 25, 2002
Ballroom, Kansas Union
7:30 p.m.

Other related events:
Colloquium: "Writing a Life: The Art of Biography"
Colloquium: "Galileo as a Working Scientist"
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