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The Deluge

  • Roberto BuonannoEmail author
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 399)

Abstract

When Galileo, in 1612, faced the problem of why things keep afloat, he could never imagine that he was leaving a message to Athanasius Kircher, who posed himself the same question 60 years later.

Keywords

Seventeenth Century European Bison Chinese Emperor Ancient Knowledge Johnson Reprint Corporation 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Rome Tor VergataRomeItaly

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