Padua on segway: Galileo's Podium

Galielo's Podium in Padua University

Padua on the road, on Segways: techno slow tour! First stop: the University, following the traces of Galileo Galilei who spent in Padua 18 years, teaching mathematics. There is still his podium to be visited! The modern science was born here: in those times Padua was the crossroads for thinkers of great standing: Copernicus and Harvey also passed through here.
 

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