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Re: Info request-European Physics/science Museums

Paul Camp wrote:

To what end was it removed? (This is too weird -- I plan to take all
my appendages to the grave).

At 11:13 AM 6/5/96 EST, Paul Camp wrote:
Galileo's middle finger???

Yes - it was removed by a surgeon after his death. You can take a look at
it via the JPL Galileo web site if you're not up for a trip to Italy! I
forget the URL, but you can find it from the top via
George Spagna

Here is the link to the museum in Florence. It is there, I saw it in 1990.
Richard Goode
Physics Teacher
Porterville High School

"Man does not cease to play because he grows old; Man grows
old because he ceases to play."