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2010-06-09 12:30:00

Two of Galileo's fingers have gone on display in a Florence museum after admirers removed them from his corpse in the 18th century.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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