n.14 / June 12, 2014

Officine Galileo: 150 Years of History and Technology
June 13 - September 7, 2014
This exhibition has been organized to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Officine Galileo. It aims at outlining the history of a company that had a strong impact on the Florentine social and economic milieu and played a leading role in the history of science and technology in Florence.

Never Before Seen: Instruments from Warehouse

Spyglass with seven tubes
Mass-produced eyeglass of rather flimsy construction, manufactured near the end of the eighteenth century. All tubes are made of cardboard...

Book Reviews on the History of Science
Looking Back (In the Year 1614)

Girolamo della Volpaia (c. 1530-1614)
A maker of clocks and scientific instruments, Girolamo continued the business of his father Camillo (1484-1560) ...

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