Originally called the Palazzo della Signoria, after the Signoria of Florence, the ruling body of the Republic of Florence, it was also given several other names: Palazzo del Popolo, Palazzo dei Priori, and Palazzo Ducale, in accordance with the varying use of the palace during its long history.
The building acquired its current name when the Medici duke's residence was moved across the Arno to the Palazzo Pitti.
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Giovanni Villani (1276–1348) wrote in his Nuova Cronica that the Uberti were "rebels of Florence and Ghibellines", stating that the palazzo was built to ensure that the Uberti family homes would never be rebuilt on the same location.
The cubical building is made of solid rusticated stonework, with two rows of two-lighted Gothic windows, each with a trefoil arch.
Now, a recent study by a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) team has pinpointed a key period during our solar system's formation when the Sun had blown away the cloud of dust and gas enshrouding it.
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