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!
    10/24/2012 - 9:39 am | View Link
  • Italian court finds scientists guilty of failing to predict quake
    Comments on Twitter about the verdict abounded with references to Galileo, the Italian scientist who was tried ... II declared that the church had erred in its ruling against the astronomer. Defence lawyer Filippo Dinacci predicted that the L'Aquila ...
    10/22/2012 - 5:52 pm | View Link
  • Italian court convicts 7 for no quake warning
    Comments on Twitter about the verdict abounded with references to Galileo, the Italian scientist who was tried ... II declared that the church had erred in its ruling against the astronomer. Defense lawyer Filippo Dinacci predicted that the L'Aquila ...
    04/6/2009 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • Western Mass. stargazers to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei
    Stargazers throughout Western Massachusetts will be joining others across the planet this week in celebrating Galileo. The "100 Hours of Astronomy" program is part of an international celebration of the 400th anniversary of Galileo's work. From Thursday ...
    03/31/2009 - 5:31 am | View Link
  • Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci discovered in ancient Italian village
    The painting was originally believed to portray Galileo Galilei, the astronomer, and shows a man in three-quarter profile wearing a hat with a feather in it. Nicola Barbatelli, medieval historian, who found the painting while researching the Knights ...
    02/24/2009 - 4:20 pm | View Link
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  • The Galileo Project
    The Galileo Project is a source of information on the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642). Our aim is to provide hypertextual information about Galileo and the science of his time to viewers of all ages and levels of expertise.
    06/17/2018 - 2:47 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.
    06/17/2018 - 12:38 am | View Website
  • Galileo Galilei
    Galileo Galilei. February 15, 1564 - January 8, 1642. Galileo Galilei was a Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution.
    06/16/2018 - 3:41 pm | View Website
  • Galileo Galilei
    Galileo Galilei (Italian: [ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642) was an Italian polymath.Galileo is a central figure in the transition from natural philosophy to modern science and in the transformation of the scientific Renaissance into a scientific revolution.
    06/16/2018 - 2:58 pm | View Website
  • The Nine Planets Glossary
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Links A accretion Accumulation of dust and gas into larger bodies such as stars, planets and moons. Adams, John Couch 1819-1892 English astronomer and mathematician who, at the age of 24, was the first person to predict the position of a planetary mass beyond Uranus.
    06/16/2018 - 12:35 pm | View Website
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