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The transition from a philosophical analysis of brain functions to an anatomical physiological approach, up to the exciting developments of current research on the nervous system.
Over 350 radio apparatus illustrate the early years of radio technology from 1895 until the 1930s.
The extraordinary scientific progress in 17th-century Florence and Tuscany: Galileo’s celestial discoveries, Torricelli’s invention of the barometer, and the experimentation activities of the Accademia del Cimento.
The exhibition illustrates a crucial stage of anthropology and experimental psychology, which was distinguished by the belief that physiological and psychological data could be exactly measured.
Over a hundred ancient spectacles from the Carl Zeiss Foundation in Jena illustrate the main stages of technical and aesthetic evolution of this optical instrument from the 16th to 19th century.
The history of mechanical writing apparatus from the “scribe harpsichord,” that Giuseppe Ravizza patented in 1855, to the latest electromechanical and electronic typewriters.
The exhibition features the scientific instruments designed and made by Nobili, which were of paramount importance in 19th-century physics and electromagnetism.