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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