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Galileo Galilei, brilliant and experimental

Laatste update op 18 November 201715 February 1564 Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa, Italy (1564-1642). You probably know the town from the tilted tower. According to the Dutch Observatory (Volkssterrenwacht) Galileo was a brilliant theoreticus amongst other things as a skilled inventor, an experimental instrument builder and a meticulous Read more…

Gran Teatro La Fenice-interieur met fisheye (foto: Steve Collis,

Gran Teatro La Fenice

Laatste update op 18 November 2017La Fenice is a well-known opera building in Venice. They could not have come up with a better name, as the theatre really rose from its ashes twice. The building was officially opened at 16th May 1792. In both 1836 and 1996 it burned to Read more…

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