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Elena Canadelli, University of Padova, Italy

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Marta Stefani, Museo Galileo, Italy

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Francesca Antonelli, University of Bologna, Italy/Centre Alexandre Koyré, EHESS, Paris, France
Stefano Tomassetti, University of Bologna, Italy/Université Lumière Lyon 2, LARHRA, France
Noemi Di Tommaso, University of Bologna, Italy

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Luca Tonetti, University of Bologna, Italy
Lavinia Maddaluno, European University Institute, Italy

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Ferdinando Abbri, University of Siena, Italy
Sam JMM Alberti, National Museums Scotland, UK/University of Stirling, UK
Monica Azzolini, University of Bologna, Italy
Alexi Baker, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, USA
Marco Beretta, University of Bologna, Italy
Charlotte Bigg, Centre Alexandre Koyré, CNRS, Paris, France
Antonio Clericuzio, Roma Tre University, Italy
Maria Conforti, Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy
Florike Egmond, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Paula Findlen, Stanford University, USA
Sietske Fransen, Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max Planck Institute for Art History, Rome, Italy
Dominik Hünniger, University of Hamburg, Germany
Lia Markey, Newberry Library, Chicago, USA
Omar W. Nasim, University of Regensburg, Germany
Claudio Pogliano, University of Pisa, Italy
Pedro M.P. Raposo, Adler Planetarium, Chicago, USA
Antonella Romano, Centre Alexandre Koyré, EHESS, Paris, France
Jaume Sastre-Juan, Institut d’Història de la Ciència, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Paolo Savoia, University of Bologna, Italy
Dagmar Schäfer, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany
Giorgio Strano, Museo Galileo, Italy
Liba Taub, University of Cambridge, UK
Jennifer Tucker, Wesleyan University, USA

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Lisa Chien, Lucca, Italy

Gianna Gheri, Museo Galileo, Italy
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Journal of the Material and Visual History of Science (Formerly: Annali dell'Istituto e Museo di storia della scienza di Firenze)

Editor-in-Chief: Elena Canadelli
2020 Impact Factor: 0,325
5-Year Impact Factor: 0,347

Nuncius is a peer-reviewed, international journal devoted to the historical role of material and visual culture in science. Nuncius publishes 3 issues per year.
Nuncius explores the material sources of scientific endeavor, such as scientific instruments and collections, the specific settings of experimental practice, and the interactions between sciences and arts. The materiality of science is a fundamental source for the understanding of its history, and the visual representation of its concepts and objects is equally crucial. Founded in 1976, Nuncius was originally published as Annali dell'Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza.
Nuncius publishes original articles, unpublished primary sources (Documenta inedita), and occasionally special focus sections to emerging historiographic fields and new methods of research. A rich book and review article section covers the main contributions to the field.
The main language of the journal is English, although submissions in other languages can also be considered. Nuncius is published under the auspices of the Museo Galileo in Florence (

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