Galileo's missing fingers found

by Anonymous on Nov. 23rd, 2009

Galileo Galilei
Galileo GalileiCourtesy Justus Sustermans c. 1636
This is a bizarre story. Two fingers of astronomer Galileo Galilei have resurfaced after missing for over a century. They were found in a jar, along with a tooth. You can read the strange details here. How could two of his fingers go missing? I don't know, maybe he gave them to the Vatican.

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