The presentation of the Galileo Galilei exhibition was on Tuesday, October 18 from 5.30 pm, at the Reading Room of the Central Library of the Politecnico, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24.

The displayed material showed some of the most important discoveries of the great Tuscan scientist Galileo Galilei, together with those of his successors. A journey through the technology of scientific instrumentation, which has continued to evolve over years, following every step of the discovery of the world, from the stars to the atom.

Also tools for teaching and research of the historic collections of DISAT – Department of Applied Science and Technology at Politecnico di Torino was on display: electrometers, galvanometers, ammeters, voltmeters and tools used for studies on polarized light, used from 1920 to 1960.