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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.
The exhibition shows twenty-five precious clocks. Most of them are pocket watches made by prestigious European clockmakers between the late 16th and 19th centuries.
A striking voyage to discover the senses of animals and compare them with human sensory experience.
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 technological development of two-wheel vehicles – from early 18th-century foot-powered velocipedes to modern bicycles dating from the 1920s and 1930s.
The Starry Messenger and the Polar Star: Scientific Relations between Italy and Sweden from 1500 to 1800
The close relationship between Italian and Swedish scientists from the Renaissance onward.
The machines and technical devices designed by Leonardo da Vinci, Filippo Brunelleschi and the Sienese engineers in the Renaissance.