Analyzing the Words in Galileo’s Letter to the Grand Duchess

Introduction

This website is meant to take a look at the words in Galileo’s Letter to the Grand Duchess through the use of word clouds and graphs. The point of the website is to see if the types of words that Galileo uses alters his argument of heliocentrism.

Graphs and Word Clouds

This chart measures what types of words areĀ  linked together and how many times they are linked.

This chart measures how many times certain words show up in the letter that Galileo writes.

The word cloud is a quantitative visual representation of how many times certain key words show up in the letter.

This graph is a representation of how often the top words in the letter are utilized.

This graph shows how often the top words are used during different parts of the letter.

 

This visualization shows the links in between the most common terms used in the letter.