n.15 / September 29, 2014
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A tutta scienza! Weekend Activities 2014-2015
During the weekends, starting from October 4, 2014, Museo Galileo proposes 90-minute educational activities (in Italian), which represent a great way for both adults and children (6 and older) to visit the museum with a guide.

Never Before Seen: Instruments from Warehouse

Lathe for cutting gear wheels
This clockmaker's lathe is operated by means of a pulley. The transmission belts are missing. The clamp mechanism can be set to the desired position...

Book Reviews on the History of Science
Looking Back (In the Year 1514)

Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564)
Andreas Vesalius was a Brabantian (in modern-day Belgium) anatomist, physician, and author of one of the most influential books on human anatomy, De humani corporis fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human Body). Vesalius is often referred to as the founder of modern human anatomy (source Wikipedia)...

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