Galileo is one digit down

24 May, 2007

I went to Florence in April and saw not only Galileo’s tomb and his first famous telescope but also his embalmed finger in a jar. Sadly, photos weren’t allowed 🙁

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Mrs Wilson
01 June, 2007 at 18:21

Galileo’s middle finger, no less. He’s still sticking it up to the establishment hundreds of years on.