|Schiaparelli (Italian skjapaˈrɛlli)|
|1.||Elsa (ˈelsa). 1896--1973, Italian couturière, noted esp for the dramatic colours of her designs|
|2.||Giovanni Virginio (dʒoˈvanni virˈdʒiːnjo). 1835-- 1910, Italian astronomer, who discovered the asteroid Hesperia (1861) and the so-called canals of Mars (1877)|
giovanni virginio schiaparelli
Italian astronomer and senator whose reports of groups of straight lines on Mars touched off much controversy on the possible existence of life on that planet.
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