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'Galileo letter' at Michigan uni a 1930s forgery

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A letter purporting to be by 17thcentury Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei is a forgery. The letter on the four moons of Jupiter is in fact the work of famed forger Tobia Nicotra. Michigan university librarian Dona Haywardsaid the news was like a "punch in the stomach"
1 month ago·Italy

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'Galileo letter' at Michigan uni a 1930s forgery

A letter purporting to be by 17th century Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei that the University of Michigan has boasted as one of its most prized possessions is in fact a 1930 forgery by a notorious Milanese counterfeiter who mass-produced authographic pi... © ANSA

1 month ago·Italy
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