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Dava Sobel

Dava Sobel is a writer who has focused on "popularizing science" titles. Her works include:

  • Longitude : The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time (1995)
  • Galileo's Daughter : A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love (2000)

To do: include literary criticism of her works. What is the consensus? Is her scholarship accurate? Does she shed new light on, for example, the Galileo controversy?



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