Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Mystery of Galileo’s Letter

Did Galileo edit his letter to Castrelli to moderate his views on the church and his “heretical” heliocentric view of the universe?  Or did someone send a false letter to the Inquisition against the scientist?  Or did the church amend … Continue reading

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Il fastidio del marciapiede

In passato, camminare per le strade cittadine era un percorso ad ostacoli.  Invece di ammirare l’architettura o le vetrine, dovevate guardare dove stavate camminando o rischiavate di portarvi a casa un piccolo omaggio sulla suola della scarpa.  Le leggi urbane … Continue reading

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The Sidewalk Nuisance

Walking down city streets used to be an obstacle course. Instead of admiring the architecture or shop windows, you had to watch where you were walking or you would take home a little gift on the bottom of your shoe.  … Continue reading

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