In this section of the site we present a selection of volumes that deal, in essay or novel form, with themes and characters in some way related to the Leonardo Civiltà delle Macchine Foundation.
The publication of this book marked the end of the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the foundation of Finmeccanica. The book reviews the history of the Group from 1948, when it was set up as a financial sector of the large public holding company IRI, to 2008, when it became one of the [...]Go to page
Charisma, managerial ability, rigour, courage, entrepreneurial spirit and a sense of honour are the words most frequently used in the book to describe the personalities of Gustavo Stefanini, "father" of the La Spezia company, and of his friend, colleague and successor Sergio Ricci: two men who [...]Go to page
The second volume of the series dedicated to some of the names in the "Finmeccanica world" who have played a central role in the industrial and technological development of the country, is dedicated to the life of Carlo Calosi, known as "the Fermi of Italian electronics".Go to page
This is a multi-voiced story that investigates - with an approach ranging from the neophyte to the expert - the almost endless theme of the conquest of space, particular attention being paid to the extremely important contribution that Italian ingenuity and technology have given and are still [...]Go to page