Posts tagged: Galileo

More Fingers from Galileo

CNN reports here that Florence, Italy’s Museum of the History of Science plans to exhibit what they believe are two fingers and a tooth once belonging to astronomer Galileo.

Galileo’s Telescope in the U.S.

One of two extant telescopes used by Galileo is in the U.S. on exhibit. Here’s the story.Here’s the telescope, which will be on display at Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute, part of an exhibit opening April 4th, "The Medici and the Age of Astronomy.&quot