n.11 / December 18, 2013

Christmas Time at Museo Galileo
This year the Museum will be open throughout the Christmas time, except on December 25 and January 1, with the usual hours.
Don't miss the special Christmas visits (in Italian)!

Never Before Seen: Instruments from Warehouse

Gimbaled compass
Gimbaled magnetic compass set in a circle with three small feet...

Book Reviews on the History of Science
Looking Back (In the Year 1613)

Antonio Santucci (?-1613)
Reader in Mathematics at the University of Pisa, 1599-1612, Antonio Santucci was an astronomer and cosmographer to Grand Duke Ferdinand I (1549-1609) and later Cosimo II (1590-1621).

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