n.5 / September 28, 2012
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A tutta scienza! Weekend Activities at Museo Galileo
This 90-minute entertaining visit is a great way for both adults and children (6 and older) to visit Museo Galileo with a guide to help them better understand both the functions and historical importance behind the scientific developments.

Never Before Seen: Instruments from Warehouse

This highly popular hanging clock has an hour circle painted black on white background, with Roman hour numerals and a minute ring simply marked with black lines.

Book Reviews on the History of Science
Looking Back (In the Year 1712)

Lorenzo Magalotti (1637-1712)
Born into a noble Florentine family, Magalotti studied at the University of Pisa, where he was taught by such well-known figures as Marcello Malpighi (1628-1694) and Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1608-1679).

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