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Some curiosities about our Academy

  • Competitions and patents
  • The Academy and the Egyptology

    The Academy of Science and the Egyptian Museum of Turin share the Collegio dei Nobili’s rooms but their relationship dates back to a long time ago.

  • About the members
  • And the meter was explained to people

     May 20, 1875 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris, the Metre Convention was signed, the treaty by which a country agrees to adopt of the Metric Decimal System.

  • The Computer’s Grandmother (Part 1)

    Not so many people know that the history of Computer Science began in Turin, exactly 150 years ago.   

  • The Computer's Grandmother (Part 2)

    The Analytical Engine has no pretensions whatever to originate anything. It can do whatever we know how to order it to perform... But it is likely to exert an indirect and reciprocal influence on science itself.

  • The History Of Our Publications

    The private Turin Society, the original nucleus of the Academy of Sciences, in 1759 gave the press the first volume of the Miscellanea philosophico – matematica Societatis privatae Taurinensis.