The series of five conferences is focused on some of the topics which are dealt with by the exhibition “Celestial Splendors. Observing the Sky from Galileo to Gravitational Waves” (Florence, Monumental Complex of Santa Maria Novella, December 16, 2023 – March 17, 2024). Among them, Galileo Galilei’s Saggiatore the book that laid the foundations of the modern concept of science; gravitational waves as the new frontiers of astronomy; sky observation as an aesthetic and sensorial experience.
The conferences are organized in collaboration with EGO-European Gravitational Observatory and Biblioteca delle Oblate.
The conferences will be held in Italian.
Free admission subject to availability; reservations recommended.