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Not widely known outside of Italy!

Luigi Galvani was one of the very early pioneers of bioelectromagnetics and this statue in Piazza... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
CalBristol
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Nice homage to such important scientist.

Just outside the ancient building of the University of Bologna where you can visit the "teatro... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Rodrigo F
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14 Nov 2017
“Not widely known outside of Italy!”
19 Jul 2017
“Nice homage to such important scientist.”
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Piazza Galvani, Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Luigi Galvani was one of the very early pioneers of bioelectromagnetics and this statue in Piazza Galvani is his memorial. It shows him gazing at a frog on a slab and through his experiments on frogs, he established that the frogs legs moved when an...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Just outside the ancient building of the University of Bologna where you can visit the "teatro anatomico" you find this nice statue. It is an homage to the bolognese inventor of the battery and the first observer of the electrical nature of the muscular contraction.

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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

You see this statue and just have to check out who it is. not many people in this country will know that Luigi Galvani was one of the early pioneers of electricity experimentation.

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

It is on a small piazza, just at the University Library. If you know who he was - a great physian - than you just say, it is nice that there is a monument in his memery.

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Reviewed 21 May 2015

Undoubtedly Luigi Galvani may have been a prominent person and pride of the city of Bologna, but a tourist who for the first time in the city sees this statue might ask yourself a few questions ... The statue itself is plain and simple, is...More

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