10 juin 2010

Galileo Lost Tooth, Fingers Go on Show at Galileo Museum in Florence

Fingers belonging to Italian scientist Galileo are displayed in a reliquary at the Galileo Museum in Florence. REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico FLORENCE (REUTERS).- A tooth, thumb and finger cut off from the body of renowned Italian scientist Galileo, who died in 1642, go on display this week in Florence after an art collector found them by chance last year. The body parts, along with another finger and a vertebrae, were cut from Galileo's corpse by scientists and historians during a burial ceremony 95 years after his death.... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2009

Museum of the History of Science in Florence to Show Fingers, Tooth Said to be Galileo's

In this image provided by Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza di Firenze shows a finger attributed to Galileo Galilei. A Florence museum says, Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, two fingers and a tooth believed to belong to Galileo Galilei have been found and will go on display next spring. AP Photo/Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza di Firenze. ROME (AP).- A Florence museum says two fingers and a tooth believed to belong to Galileo Galilei have been found and will go on display next spring. Three fingers and a tooth were taken... [Lire la suite]