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[inserire alt immagine]Friday 29 September 2023
Come per gioco – Dallo shaker alla lavatrice: forze apparenti utili e meno utili
Curated by the Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Ambientale (DICEA) of the University of Florence, in collaboration with Museo Galileo.
AREA RAGAZZI | Piazza della SS. Annunziata, Firenze

At 5.00 p.m. 
Free entrance

With a replica of a 18th century original instrument, we will discover the effects of centrifugal force; participants will also be able to experience the meaning of seismic vulnerability, thanks to hands-on experiments carried out with structures built from stacked solids.

Friday 29 September 2023
Launch of the new digital library about Vincenzo Viviani
MUSEO GALILEO | Piazza dei Giudici 1, Firenze

At 6.00 p.m. and 6.30 p.m.
Free participation upon reservation at 055 265311
The new thematic digital library Vincenzo Viviani allievo di Galileo represents an important research tool that aims to provide an innovative approach to the study of the scientist's intellectual biography by combining the reconstruction of his private library with further studies.

Saturday 30 September 2023
Guided visit to the Museo Galileo library
MUSEO GALILEO | Piazza dei Giudici 1, Firenze

At 10.00 a.m. and 11.30 a.m.
Free participation upon reservation at 055 265311
In the panoramic reading room overlooking the Arno River through books, archival documents and period photographs, we will discover the history of the Medici-Lorraine collection, from the Stanzino delle matematiche to the Royal Museum of Physics and Natural History, from the founding of the Museo Galileo to the 1966 flood and beyond.

All events will be held in Italian.