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Marco Berni


Info section

Elena Montali

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Giorgio Strano

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Marco Berni

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Franca Principe

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Filippo Camerota


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Elena Montali

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Stefano Casati

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Tom Settle


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Elena Montali and/or Filippo Camerota,

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History of the Collections, Deposits, Collections Catalogue, EPACT Catalogue

Filippo Camerota

Multimedia Catalogue

Dinni Rolfo

New acquisitions, restoration      

Giorgio Strano


Library and Archives

Alessandra Lenzi

Italian Bibliography of the History of Science

Massimo Bucciantini

Anna C. Citernesi

International Galilean Bibliography

Patrizia Ruffo

Iconographic Resources

Franca Principe

Digital Library

Stefano Casati


Homo Faber     

Giovanni Di Pasquale

Nel segno di Masaccio

Filippo Camerota

Leonardo and the Engineers of the Renaissance, Census of Scientific Collections in Tuscany, The Void and Evangelista Torricelli, Leonardo's Automobile, Beautiful Minds

Laura Manetti

Multimedia Museum Catalogue

Dinni Rolfo

Scientists at Court

Jacopo Tonini

Scientific Itineraries in Tuscany, Historical Pharmacies in Tuscany

Elena Fani

Medicean Skies, Machina Mundi

Giorgio Strano

A Thousand Years of Science in Italy

Elena Montali

Cycling through Time

Paola Bertucci


Marco Beretta and/or Giovanni Di Pasquale

Online Learning: The Astrolabe

Giorgio Strano

Online Learning: Galileo's Compass

Filippo Camerota

Online Learning: Galileo's Telescope

Giorgio Strano


Marco Berni

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