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TWO NEW SCIENCES
Including Centers of Gravity and Force of Percussion
Galileo Galilei

Bound with

A HISTORY OF FREE FALL
ARISTOTLE TO GALILEO
With an Epilogue on Pi in the Sky
Stillman Drake

Two New Sciences is Galileo's single most important work, which established physics as a modern science. This edition is the authoritative translation by Stillman Drake. This is one of the great classics of the history of science. Bound with this edition, in the paperback binding, is Drake's analysis of the historical roots of Galileo's breakthrough discovery of the law of falling bodies--a topic dealt with at length by Galileo in Two New Sciences.




ISBN 0-921332-50-5
$39.95 (Cdn), $33.95 (US)
Paperback, 466 pages



The late Stillman Drake was Professor of the History of Science at the University of Toronto and the recognized world authority on the life and work of Galileo. He was awarded the 1988 Sarton Medal of the History of Science Society.


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