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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  • Jailing of Italian seismologists leaves scientific community in shock
    One was a flamboyant Tuscan astronomer hailed by some as the father of modern science; the other is a one-time BBC weatherman from Eastbourne. In ordinary times Galileo Galilei and Michael Fish may have little in common, but since Monday they have become ...
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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 ...
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  • Galileo's fingers on display in Italian museum
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  • Galileo's Lost Tooth, Fingers Found By Italian Collector
    ROME — Two fingers and a tooth removed from Galileo Galilei's corpse in a Florentine basilica ... Three fingers, a vertebra and a tooth were removed from the astronomer's body by admirers in 1737, 95 years after his death, as his corpse was being moved ...
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  • Galileo (Italian philosopher, astronomer and mathematician ...
    Italian natural philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician who made fundamental contributions to the sciences of motion, astronomy, and strength of materials and to ...
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  • Galileo Galilei | Astronomer and Physicist
    Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy. Galileo pioneered "experimental scientific method" and was the first to use a refracting telescope to ...
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  • The Galileo Project | Galileo
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