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Galileo's lost fingers on display

English.news.cn   2010-06-09 15:42:09 FeedbackPrintRSS

Two of Galileo Galilei's fingers, removed from his corpse by admirers in the 18th century, are displayed in the Galileo Museum, which used to be the Museum of the History of Science. Also on display is his tooth. A third finger was already in the museum. (Photo: chinanews.com.cn)

A visitor points at Galileo Galilei's fingers. Two of Galileo's fingers, removed from his corpse by admirers in the 18th century, are displayed in the Galileo Museum, which used to be the Museum of the History of Science. Also on display is his tooth. A third finger was already in the museum. (Photo: chinanews.com.cn)

 

Editor: Jiang Yuxia
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