Galileo's Battle for the Heavens | 2002

Adaptation, Documentary
Documentary based on Dava Sobel's book about Galileo's daughter. In the town of Padua, near Venice, the birth of the famous scientist's daughter is listed in the parish registry: The 13th of August, 1600 Virginia, "born ...more

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Documentary based on Dava Sobel's book about Galileo's daughter. In the town of Padua, near Venice, the birth of the famous scientist's daughter is listed in the parish registry: The 13th of August, 1600 Virginia, "born of fornication," daughter of Marina Gamba and of an unknown father. Years later, while Galileo was being tried for heresy in Rome, his daughter took her holy vows as Sister Maria Celeste at a convent near Florence.

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