Galileo's Dream

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Galileo's Dream
Galileo's Dream (Kim Stanely Robinson novel) cover.jpg
Author Kim Stanley Robinson
Cover artist Chris White
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction novel
Publisher HarperVoyager
Publication date
August 6, 2009
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 584 pp
ISBN 978-0-00-726031-7
OCLC 320406645
Preceded by Sixty Days and Counting

Galileo's Dream (2009) is a science fiction novel with elements of historical fiction written by author Kim Stanley Robinson. It describes the life of 17th century scientist and astronomer Galileo Galilei, and the far-future society living on the Galilean moons he discovered.

It was published in hardcover on August 6, 2009 in the UK and on December 29, 2009 in the USA.[1]

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Robinson was praised for his depiction of Galileo in both his greatness and his weaknesses,[2] and for the handling of themes such as the relation between our perception of time and memory.[3]

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