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Noi, Galileo e la luna (Italian only)
Who is Galileo Galilei? For Virginia he is Gali, the older brother with whom she spies into the summer skies in search for stars with. Gali, is also a scholar to be admired and a scientist to be respected. However, many years later, Virginia and Galileo set out to conquer the Universe together. Learn more about Galileo through the eyes of the people closest to him.
Per un’unica conoscenza
PER UN’UNICA CONOSCENZA. Pietro Greco e Il Bo Live
a cura della redazione de Il Bo Live
Raccontami di lei (Tell Me About Her) Italian only
Writers, journalists, educators, politicians, scientists, actresses, doctors, philosophers, entrepreneurs, sportswomen, painters, and philanthropists. Many women have made their talent shine, despite yesterday, as I still true today, that the road is not free from tough terrain. Raccontami di lei is a portrait of just a few women who have left their mark on Padua, the third volume published by Padua University Press and edited by the editorial staff of Il Bo Live tells just some of these important stories.
Geografie d’infanzia (italian only)
What is childhood? Offered only in Italian, Geografie d'infanzia is a perspective of a time that unites us. The book uncovers the child like mind that contains the primitive facts that grow into thoughts, reflections, and the future construction of meaning.
Medici rivoluzionari (Italian only)
Modern medicine was not born in a time, but rather in a place: the city of Padua. The classrooms of its University, the walls of its Anatomical Theater, the cultivated plants of its Botanical Garden, and, of course, in its hospitals. Padua, a place where the knowledge, the theory, and the practice of medicine continues to take shape.
Un sogno alla velocità della luce (Italian only)
Un sogno alla velocità della luce is part of the historical novels for children in the Storie Libere series. Available only in Italian, each book offers an innovative and engaging story for kids ages 9 and up. Protagonists from each story are either well known, or well noted, but all have lives intertwined with the history of Padua and its prestigious University.
La canzone di Elena
Chi è Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia? È la prima donna laureata del mondo. Grazie ai propri talenti e all’ambizione del padre si fa avanti in un mondo di uomini, conquista l’alloro, diventa famosa e stimata ovunque. Ma alla gloria preferisce la fedeltà a una scelta fatta da bambina. A raccontare la sua storia, a dare parole alla sua canzone è Maddalena, l’amica di musica che le è stata accanto per tutta la vita.
La voce del coraggio
Chi è Concetto Marchesi?
Nel novembre 1943, in una Padova occupata dai nazisti, è il nuovo rettore dell'università.
Per Vandina, che per caso assiste al suo appassionato discorso d'inaugurazione dell’anno accademico, rappresenta anche l'inizio di una vita inaspettata. Questa coraggiosa dodicenne scopre così che si può non essere fascisti e che all'interno dell'università molti studenti, tra cui la sorella Fernanda, stanno immaginando insieme a Marchesi un’Italia libera dalla dittatura. E lei stessa parteciperà all’impresa.
Con schede finali di approfondimento a firma dell’Università degli Studi di Padova.
Milla (Italian only)
Who is Milla? An extraordinary determined woman and tireless scholar known all over the world. Milla was first a student at the University of Padua and then a colleague among the world’s best physicists. Massimilla Baldo Ceolin, known as ‘Milla’, was a pioneer of particle physics. Thanks to years of her cutting-edge research, she also earned the nicknames “the lady of the neutrino” and “the lady of the antilambda.”
Il collezionista di mostri (Italian only)
Available only in Italian, Il collezionista di mostri share the story of Antonio Vallisneri, one of the greatest exponents of the scientific culture of the eighteenth century. With his method of research and experimentation, taken from the Galilean method, Vallisneri uses real experiences, an attributes them the fundamental role needed to observe nature. Vallisneri reveals the baselessness of many theories handed down from antiquity with irony and lightness. The book takes the reader, accompanied by his son Tonino and the young Cencia, to meet a somewhat bizarre man who never stops working. This man, a great scientist, is dedicated to making everyone aware of the wonderful world of nature. The book included in-depth information on Vallisneri, his method of investigation, his scientific discoveries, and his precious collections that gave life to the museums of the University of Padua.
The University of Padua – Eight centuries (English version)
A summary of the history of our University from its foundation to the early 2000s.
Hortus Miriabilis (Italian version)
Recalling the magic of the Botanical Garden of Padua by illustrating its artistic and architectural beauty, accompanied by a rich analysis of images and never before published photographs.
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