Galileo's Missing Fingers Found In Jar

Two fingers cut from the hand of Italian astronomer Galileo nearly 300 years ago have been rediscovered more than a century after they were last seen, an Italian museum director said Monday.

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  • Italian Court Makes Play For Dumbest Court In The World
    Who can forget the tragedy of Galileo Galilei, the famous Italian scientist and astronomer who died under house arrest because he tried to figure things out instead of saying, “Meh, God is unknowable. ...
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  • Pope forced to cancel Italian university visit after fears of a riot over his 'reactionary' opinions
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    Italian astronomer and mathematician Galileo Galilei built his first telescope in 1609. Using it he saw craters and mountains on the Moon. Galileo is best known for gathering evidence that ...
    09/20/2018 - 2:37 pm | View Website
  • Galileo Biography
    Who Was Galileo Galilei? Galileo Galilei (February 15, 1564 to January 8, 1642) was an Italian astronomer, mathematician, physicist, philosopher and professor who made pioneering observations of ...
    09/20/2018 - 12:43 pm | View Website
  • Galileo | Biography, Discoveries, & Facts |
    Galileo: Italian astronomer whose discoveries with the telescope revolutionized astronomy.
    09/20/2018 - 10:34 am | View Website
  • Galileo affair
    The Galileo affair (Italian: il processo a Galileo Galilei) was a sequence of events, beginning around 1610, culminating with the trial and condemnation of Galileo Galilei by the Roman Catholic Inquisition in 1633 for his support of heliocentrism.. In 1610, Galileo published his Sidereus Nuncius (Starry Messenger), describing the surprising observations that he had made with the new telescope ...
    09/19/2018 - 11:28 pm | View Website
  • Galileo Galilei
    His father was the musician Vincenzo Galilei.Galileo Galilei's mistress Marina Gamba (1570 – 21 August 1612?) bore him two daughters, (Maria Celeste (Virginia, 1600–1634) and Livia (1601–1659), both of whom became nuns), and a son, Vincenzo (1606–1649), a lutenist.
    09/19/2018 - 4:44 am | View Website
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