From: LARRY KLAES (ljk4_at_msn.com)
Date: Fri Mar 07 2008 - 05:04:36 PST
>From: "Brian R. Page" <brian_at_GLADLYLEARN.COM>
>Reply-To: History of Astronomy Discussion Group <HASTRO-L_at_listserv.wvu.edu>
>Subject: Re: [HASTRO-L] Galileo exhumed?
>Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 22:17:13 -0500
>As for the DNA, seems like they could just borrow a fragment from Galileo's
>finger the the Museo di Storia del Scienza:
>http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo/finger.html. Of course, that wouldn't
>help with his presumed daughter.
>----- Original Message ----- From: "John M. McMahon" <mcmahon_at_LEMOYNE.EDU>
>Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2008 9:10 PM
>Subject: [HASTRO-L] Galileo exhumed?
>>"Italy row over Galileo's remains"
>>"The Renaissance genius Galileo Galilei is once again at the centre of a
>>between Church and science more than 360 years after his death.
>>Italian researchers want to exhume his body for DNA tests to find the
>>of the blindness that afflicted him.
>>They also want to confirm whether the body that shares his grave is that
>>Galileo's beloved daughter."
>>JMM / LMC
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