Museum Dromos

Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza

InfoRoutesPlaces of interest

Author: Dromos

IT | | Public

In the Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, you can see the finger of Galileo Galilei. It was this withered finger that picked up the metal ball used to derive the equation of falling bodies and pointing to the stars. The finger was removed from Galileo's body by an admirer, amlong with the tooth, the fifth lumbar vertebra, and a couple of other fingers when the body was exhumed a century after his death to be moved to a better burial site.

Address

Florence

More about this place of interest

Comments

Routes nearby

Related channels

Try this feature for free with a MyRouteYou Plus trial subscription.

MyRouteYou Plus

If you already have such an account, then log in now.

© 2006-2020 RouteYou - www.routeyou.com