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Happy Birthday, Galileo
February 15 - March 20, 2014
"Happy Birthday, Galileo” is a program of scientific dissemination to celebrate the 450th anniversary of Galileo Galilei's birthday. (In Italian only)

Never Before Seen: Instruments from Warehouse

Box of weights
Elegant box for weights. The lid has a latch system and a carrying handle at the center. The box, now empty, carries an inscription...

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Looking Back (In the Year 1814)

Benjamin Thompson, conte di Rumford (1753-1814)
An American officer serving in the English Army during the American War of Independence, Thompson then moved to Europe, where for several years he was in the service of the Bavarian Government.

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