n.10 / September 25, 2013
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Online Exhibition: Science in Coins. Museo Galileo's Commemorative Coin Collection
This virtual exhibition was conceived out of the desire to make noteworthy of the precious collection of coins and medals conserved at Museo Galileo. The core of the exhibition consists of the Aperlo Medal Collection.

Never Before Seen: Instruments from Warehouse

Dial telegraph
This incomplete mechanism comprises three parts: transmitter, receiver, and printer. Letters are transmitted by means of a sliding switch (missing), which engages into the notches...

Book Reviews on the History of Science
Looking Back (In the Year 1613)

Mattias de' Medici (1613-1667)
Son of Cosimo II (1590-1621), commander of the Medici army, achieved particular distinction in Germany during the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648). ...

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