Databases and bibliographies
The outcome of a census of doctoral theses discussed in Italian universities since the early 1980s and concerning the history of science and medicine, techniques and technology
This is a kind of virtual inventory of instruments and machines invented from antiquity to the 18th century
The world of a seventeenth century Jesuit
As well as engaging in correspondence with the most eminent scientists of his time, including Leibniz, Torricelli and Gassendi. Kircher harnessed the network of Jesuit missionaries to carry out natural observations and experiments on a global scale.