“This is the University where science began in the 16thcentury in medicine and astronomy. Doctor Caius, the founder of my college, was trained in Padua and I was born 300 years to the day after the death of Galileo. So I feel a strong connection”.
Stephen Hawking, during a visit to Palazzo Bo in 2006
(Sycyna, Poland 1530 – Lublin, Poland 1584) Polish Renaissance poetBorn into the country nobility, Kochanowski father was judge of the district of Sandomierz, and his mother Anna Odrowąż. Kochanoski studied at the Academy of Krakow from 1544 to 1547. Between 1551 and 1552, he stayed in Królewiec Prussia before moving on to Italy. He would […]