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The exhibit highlights the marriage between art, science and political power, emphasising the prominent role that physical mathematical disciplines played in Tuscany during the 16th-17th centuries.
A brief history of Florentine astronomy in the 18th-19th centuries.
A virtual journey through the history of the telescope to understand the enormous impact the instrument had on science and society in the 17th century.
Thanks to artworks, reconstructions and films, the exhibition explores the very mode of thinking of the "universal genius" and his unitary conception of knowledge as the effort to assimilate the laws governing the operations of man and nature.
A striking journey through the shapes of numbers covering the period from Euclid’s codification (3rd century BC) to the threshold of non-Euclidean geometry (19th century).