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Chimica e chimici a Firenze : dall'ultimo dei Medici al padre del Centro europeo di risonanze magnetiche
In Florence, the union between art and science is a reason for broad reflection. Florence anticipated the present age: the 'city of art' has always had a 'scientific mind'. In the Middle Ages,Expand
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Natural Scientists from the Last of the Medici (1694) to the Period of the Museum of Physics and Natural History (1775–1807)
By the end of the 17th century in Europe the new experimental method that eventually became central to the discipline of chemistry was in its infancy. Within a few decades, it passed with giant stepsExpand
Chemists and physicists behaving badly: The shadow side of two elemental discoveries
It is appropriate to recall that 2019 was the year dedicated to the Periodic Table. But when we speak about false elements – in the aftermath of the celebrations marking this year, – we are greetedExpand
Chemists in the Period of the Lyceum of Physical and Natural Studies (1807–1859)
Girolamo Arcangelo Antonio de’ Bardi of Vernio was born on 25 August 25 1777. His parents were Eleanor Dainelli and Count Cosimo Gualterotto. As heir to a prestigious noble family, he was given aExpand
Chemists in the Period of the Institute for Higher Practical Studies and Specialization (1859–1924)
Another cornerstone of higher education in Florence emerged in 1859 when the Provisional Government of Tuscany, led by Baron Bettino Ricasoli, established the Institute of Practical Higher Studies and Specialization on 22 December naming Marquis Gino Capponi (1792–1876) as Superintendent. Expand
Introduction: A Brief Historic Outline
At Florence, Italy, the marriage between art and science leads to profound reflection and ongoing discovery. Florence has anticipated the present age: “the city of art” has always had a “scientificExpand
Chemists in the Royal University of Florence Era (1924–46)
Following a series of reforms in the Italian educational system in 1923, the Institute of Higher Practical Studies and Specialization was transformed, at the end of 1924, into the Royal University ofExpand