n.7 / February 14, 2013

Video Contest: Firenze Fior di Scienza
Within the European project called Places, the Museo Galileo contributes to the promotion of Firenze Fior di Scienza, a video contest on the importance of science in Florence. Deadline for participation is May 7, 2013.

Never Before Seen: Instruments from Warehouse

Steel frame resembling a railroad bogie with two axles; the electric motor is mounted around the axle of the larger wheel.

Book Reviews on the History of Science
Looking Back (In the Year 1513)

Daniele Barbaro (1513-1570)
Born in Venice, Barbaro studied philosophy, mathematics, and optics at the University of Padua. He had a significant political career serving the Venetian Government as ambassador in London, patriarch of Aquileia...

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