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Title Galileo's battle for the heavens [Hoopla electronic resource].

Publication Info. [United States]: PBS, 2006.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 120 min.)) : sd., col.
digital rda
video file rda
Series Genius: the science of Einstein, Newton, Darwin and Galileo.
Genius: the science of Einstein, Newton, Darwin and Galileo.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Cast Narrator, Liev Schreiber ; cast, Simon Callow (Galileo), Laura Nardi (Maria Celeste), John Fraser (the Inquisitor), Alexa Jargo (voice of Maria Celeste), Cornelius Garret (voices of the Ambassador and Castelli).
Summary 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.
Audience Rated PG.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Sobel, Dava. Galileo's daughter -- Television adaptations.
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 -- Drama.
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Galilei, Maria Celeste, 1600-1634 -- Drama.
Catholic Church -- History -- Modern period, 1500-
Inquisition -- Italy -- 17th century.
Astronomy -- History.
Astronomy -- Religious aspects.
Astronomy -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Astronomy, Renaissance.
Astronomers -- Italy -- Biography.
Astronomers -- Italy -- Drama.
Added Author Axelrod, David R., writer, producer.
Jones, Peter, 1941- director.
Schrieber, Liev, narrator.
Callow, Simon, 1949- actor.
Nardi, Laura, actor.
Fraser, John, 1931- actor.
Jargo, Alexa, actor.
Garret, Cornelius, actor.
McDairmant, Brian, director of photographer.
Adler, Mark, music.
Sobel, Dava. Galileo's daughter.
hoopla digital.
Added Title Nova (Television program)
Music No. MWT11867385
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