The stories are lovely, and he seems to have a nice family, but this is about 1% science & the rest story-telling
This book brings it all together- literally.
His quantum mechanics=Deist thesis is a little out there, but he explains it that way.
Otherwise it is an amazing book- should be required reading
the book relies heavily in parts on the pdf with its diagrams, sketches etc- and I don't walk around listening to a book with a lot a paper to look at.
The author underplays the horror- and no other word properly conveys what the church did- of how Galileo was mistreated, lied to and denied medical treatment by the church.
A fantastic set of essays, brilliantly delivered
I openly wept at the end- to realize the world's loss of this intellect
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