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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  • Editorial | Outsize fears of Ebola 14 days ago - Louisville Courier-Journal
    ... education and, yes, science, as the church eventually admitted in the case of Galileo, the Italian astronomer who defied church teachings in...
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    A mathematician and astronomer, he was the ... prophet by the church which threatened the life of Italian physicist Galileo for challenging ...
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  • Tafelmusik Brings Otherworldy Sound to Cornell - Cornell Daily Sun
    ... the 400th anniversary of Galileo Galilei’s astronomical telescope. The result could hardly have been more apt, for the Italian astronomer’s...
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  • Italy quake experts win appeal in 'science on trial' case - Space Daily
    Seven Italian scientists who faced jail for failing to ... compared the sentencing to the persecution of 17th-century astronomer Galileo, who, ...
    11/14/2014 - 10:19 am | View Link
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  • Italian scientists who were jailed for failing to warn of earthquake have convictions quashed
    Perverse and ludicrous - Many compared the sentencing to the persecution of 17th-century astronomer Galileo, who, under threat of torture, was forced to recant his assertion that the Earth moves around the Sun. The journal Nature called the original ...
    11/10/2014 - 6:47 am | View Link
  • Turkish Airlines adds its 257th destination—the world famous Italian city of Pisa
    Pisa is also the birthplace of the famous astronomer Galileo Galilei. Pisa is a city where history, open space and proximity to the sea provide ample opportunities for enjoyment and recreation. Plus it is a gateway to other famous sites in Northern Tuscany ...
    06/25/2014 - 9:06 pm | View Link
  • Star Wars actor Ian McDiarmid brings to life Italian astronomer Galileo at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre
    THE year is 1609 and a brilliant Italian scientist is about to make a discovery that will change the world. Observing the night sky using the recently-invented telescope, he sees the solar system with a clarity never before experienced by astronomers and ...
    03/11/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 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 - 4:55 am | 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
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    Pages in category "Italian astronomers" The following 132 pages are in this category, out of 132 total. This list may not reflect recent changes . ...
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  • Galileo Galilei
    Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642), often known mononymously as Galileo, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, and ...
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  • Galileo Galilei Biography
    Galileo Galilei was a well-known physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher, from Italy. Read this biography, to know more about the childhood and profile ...
    11/21/2014 - 8:38 pm | View Website
  • Galileo Galilei
    Meet Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher, professor of mathematics, and first to observe the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn ...
    11/21/2014 - 5:17 pm | View Website
  • The Galileo Project | Galileo
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