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.” Of course, an Italian would probably say “Suvvia!
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  • Italian library director accused of stealing works by Galileo and other books
    In what is believed to be the biggest such theft for decades, Marino Massimo De Caro is accused of stealing a vast haul of rare books from the 17th century Girolamini Library in Naples, including works by Galileo Galilei, the astronomer. They included ...
    10/9/2012 - 4:24 am | View Link
  • Google, Italian government reach agreement to digitize collections
    Google said Wednesday it will scan up to 1 million old books in national libraries in Rome and Florence, including works by astronomer Galileo Galilei, in what's being described as the first deal of its kind.
    10/2/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Galileo's fingers on display in Italian museum
    FLORENCE, Italy - Two of Galileo's fingers, removed from his corpse in the 18th century, have gone on display in a Florence museum dedicated to scientific discovery and now named after the astronomer. The Museum of the History of Science shut down for two ...
    06/7/2010 - 8:00 pm | View Link
  • Google to digitize old books from Italian libraries
    ROME — Google said Wednesday that it will scan up to 1 million old books in national libraries in Rome and Florence, including works by astronomer Galileo Galilei. Officials from Google and the Italian culture ministry said it was the first time Google ...
    03/9/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Galileo's Middle Finger – Florence, Italy | Atlas Obscura
    Discover Galileo's Middle Finger in Florence, Italy: The middle finger of modernity.
    06/28/2016 - 9:57 am | View Website
  • Galileo | Biography, Discoveries, & Facts |
    Galileo, in full Galileo Galilei (born February 15, 1564, Pisa [Italy]—died January 8, 1642, Arcetri, near Florence) Italian natural philosopher, astronomer, and ...
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    Galileo was an Italian scientist whose work in the 17th century helped unlock many secrets of astronomy and natural motion. Galileo's achievements include: building ...
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    Galileo Galilei (Italian pronunciation: [ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642) was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher ...
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