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The exhibition features four wonderful “theories of the planets,” that is armillary spheres showing the planetary motion usually housed at the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana in Florence.
The discovery of the weight of air or the existence of the void.
Machines for physical therapy and rehabilitation made between the 19th and 20th centuries bear witness to the popularization of physiotherapy in Florence.
The extraordinary naturalistic, scientific and technical knowledge that had been accumulated in Pompeii and the Roman world at the time of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Significant instruments acquired by the Museo di Storia della Scienza in the latest years are displayed for the first time ever together with recently restored devices.
The close relationship between Italian and Swedish scientists from the Renaissance onward.