Recent Science in Italy

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ABRIEF survey of recent numbers of the Transactions published by the Reale Accademia dei Lincei, or by the various other Italian Royal scientific academies, will amply show that the country to which we are indebted in the past for the telescope, the mariner's compass, the voltaic cell and other equally valuable inventions, is keeping well to the fore in all advancements of modern science.

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BRYAN, G. Recent Science in Italy. Nature 60, 8–10 (1899) doi:10.1038/060008f0

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