n.19 / September 21, 2015

Virtual Exhibition: "La Prima Esposizione Nazionale di Storia della Scienza – 1929" (The First National History of Science Exhibition - 1929) (Italian only)

The exhibition, which was held in Florence between May and November 1929 thanks to the efforts of Andrea Corsini, Piero Ginori Conti, Antonio Garbasso and Giorgio Abetti, was an extraordinary event...

Never Before Seen: Instruments from Warehouse

Long stem funnel made of transparent glass, that was used to pour mercury during the process of developing daguerreotype plates...

Book Reviews on the History of Science
Looking Back (In the Year 1615)

Carlo Renaldini (1615-1679)
A nobleman from Ancona, Carlo Renaldini became the first lecturer in philosophy at the University of Pisa in 1644. He was one of the most active members of the Accademia del Cimento, proposing numerous experiments...

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