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Guest Seminars (since Jan 2010)

Wed Mar. 15, 2017
11:00 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Enrico Corsaro
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow AstroFIt2
INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania
Spin alignment of stars in old open clusters
Wed Mar. 1, 2017
11:30 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Pere L. Pallé - on behalf of the SONG-Team
Inst. Astrofis. Canarias, La Laguna, Spain
and Dpto. Astrofis. Univ. La Laguna, Spain
The Solar-SONG project: a potential helioseismology node and a versatile solar-synoptic facility
Wed Feb. 22, 2017
11:30 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Pere L. Pallé - on behalf of the SONG-Team
Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, La Laguna, Spain
and Dpto. Astrofisica Universidad La Laguna, Spain
Suitability of SONG for long-term studies of stellar activity: asteroseismology and spectroscopy
Thu Feb. 16, 2017
11:00 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Dott. Sergio Molinari: INAF - IAPS
Dott. Fabio Vitello: INAF - OACT
VIALACTEA: the Milky Way as a Star Formation Engine
Fri Jan. 20, 2017
11:30 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Prof. Paola Caselli
Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics
Astrochemistry at the Dawn of Star and Planet Formation
Mon Nov. 28, 2016
15:00 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Dr. Andrea Orlati
INAF - Istituto di Radioastronomia
Installazione di ESCS a Noto
Mon Oct. 24, 2016
11:30 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Dr. Massimo Turatto
INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova
The Late Stages of the Evolution of Massive Stars seen by means of Supernovae
Wed July 27, 2016
11:30 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Prof. Eni Frota da Silveira
Departamento de Fisica, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Laboratory simulation of Astrochemistry induced by cosmic rays
Wed Apr 27, 2016
11:30 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Luciano Cerrigone
ASTRON, Netherlands.
Una nuova era per la radioastronomia in bassa frequenza: LOFAR, non solo un pathfinder
Wed Apr 20, 2016
11:30 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Sonia Fornasier
Observatoire Paris-Meudon, Francia
New insight on cometary science from the Rosetta mission observations
Tue Apr 5, 2016
16:00 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Marcella Massardi
ORA-INAF, Bologna
Five years after the first ALMA call
Wed Feb 17, 2016
11:30 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Salvatore Ingrassia
Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania
Recent results in model-based clustering via the Cluster-Weighted approach
Wed Jan 20, 2016
11:00 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Giuliano Taffon
Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste - Inaf
ICT: perche' mi serve?
Tue Jan 19, 2016
11:30 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
D. Fulvio
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Energetic Processing of Astrophysical Solids
Thu Nov 12, 2015
11:30 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Salvo Cielo
IAP, Paris, France
The physics of AGN jets from 3D simulations
Thu Oct 29, 2015
11:00 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Estelle Moraux
IPAG, Grenoble
The low mass IMF and early evolution of young stellar clusters in the Gaia era
Tue Sep 29, 2015
15.30 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Nancy Remage Evans
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Cepheids: New Satellite Results
Thu Oct 8, 2015
11:00 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
prof. Dainis Dravins
Lund Observatory
Intensity Interferometry and Imaging of Stellar Surfaces
Thu Oct 15, 2015
11:00 (INAF-OACt Aula Ovest)
Jerome Bouvier
IPAG, Grenoble
Angular momentum evolution of solar-type stars,
low-mass stars and brown dwarfs: observations and models
Thu July 9, 2015 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Andrea Orlando
INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania
Gli Strumenti del Regio Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania: un progetto per il "Museo Specola dell'Etna"
Wed June 10, 2015 (11:00, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Stefano Bagnulo
Armagh Observatory
Polarimetry for dummies
Wed June 10, 2015 (12:00, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Martin Stift
Vienna University
Zeeman Doppler mapping: tutto da rifare?
Tue May 26, 2015 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Carlo Burigana
Highlights from the cosmological survey of the Planck satellite
Mon May 18, 2015 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dr. Mario Melita
Institute of Astronomy and Space Physics (CONICET-UBA)
Buenos Aires. Argentina
The colors of objects in the outer solar system:
Cosmic radiation and Physical collisions
Thu April 16, 2015 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Tim Morris
School of Physics and Astronomy, Southampton University, UK
Dark energy from inhomogeneities in R2 gravity
Wed Apr 8, 2015 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Sarah Sonnett, JPL Pasadena, USA Binary Asteroids
Tue Mar 3, 2015 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Paola Modica
Univ. Paris-Sud, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Orsay, France
Amino acids in laboratory organic residues: relevance to prebiotic chemistry in the Solar System
Mon Feb 2, 2015 (12:00, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Angela Mangano
INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania
Storia di Azeglio Bemporad: astronomo, poeta, ebreo
Mon Jan 12, 2015 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Vinicius Bordalo Schmidt Marques
Observatorio Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Energetic processing of ices: Experiments and astrochemical relevance
Mon Sep 22, 2014 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Cesare Barbieri
Università di Padova
Missione Rosetta: ultimi sviluppi e recenti risultati scientifici
Wed July 16, 2014 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Cosimo Inserra
School of Maths and Physics, Queenʹs University Belfast
Super Luminous Supernovae
Tue July 01, 2014 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Angelo Adamo
INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania
INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Bologna
Dove i telescopi ancora non vedono
Friday June 27, 2014 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Filomena Bufano,
FONDECYT Post-Doc Fellow
Unveiling the final stages of massive stars evolution through SN studies
Jan. 29th, 2013 (11:30, INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Prof. Lucia Marinangeli
Int'l Research School of Planetary Sciences (IRSPS)
Dip. di Scienze Psicologiche, Umanistiche e del Territorio (DISPUTer)
Sezione di Geologia e Archeologia Università G. d'Annunzio
Sviluppo e test di un prototipo per diffrattometria e fluorescenza a raggi X per la missione ESA ExoMars.
Oct. 5th, 2012 (18:00, Auditorium Città della Scienza, Catania) Dr. Favata Fabio
Astrophysics Division, European Space Agency
Il programma scientifico dell'Agenzia Spaziale Europea
Mar. 14th, 2012 (11:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dr. Cosimo Inserra
INAF-Catania Astrophysical Observatory
PESSTO, a new window on the Transient Universe
Feb. 15th , 2012 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Prof. Maurizio Salaris,
Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University
The abundance of Lithium in Halo stars: a challenge for Big Bang nucleosynthesis or stellar evolution?
Feb. 8th, 2012 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dott. Marco Giuranna,
Microphysical State and Chemical Composition
of Planetary Icy Surfaces
Dec 21th, 2011 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Sergio Ioppolo
Leiden Observatory (NL)
Surface formation routes of interstellar molecules
Nov 4th, 2011 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dr. Giorgio Fallica
ST Microelectronics, Catania
Il progetto PON Portale per il contrasto del contrabbando di materiale fissile nucleare
Oct 26th, 2011 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Angelo Adamo
INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania
Storie di Soli e di Lune - racconti di sogni, racconti di scienza Un modo per dirsi arrivederci
Oct 6th, 2011 (10:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dr. Joanna Molenda Zakowicz
University of Wroclaw (Poland)
Kepler mission: new discoveries, new opportunities
Sep 20th, 2011 (10:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dr. Ray Norris
CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science, Sydney, Australia
Sep 16th, 2011 (10:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) M. Mao
University of Tasmania
Cosmic Evolution of Radio Sources in ATLAS
Jun 28th, 2011 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Farahjabeen Islam
INAF-Ossservatorio Astrofisico di Catania
The Formation of Molecular Hydrogen in the Interstellar Medium
Jun 23th, 2011 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Sergio Molinari
A new Milky Way as seen by Herschel
Jun 22th, 2011 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Yuri Gusev
Theory Department, Lebedev Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia
Recent Advances in Quantum Cosmology
Jun 10th, 2011 (10:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) M. Bartolini[1], S. Pluchino[2], F. Schilliro'[2]
[1] INAF-IRA, Radiotelescopi di Medicina (Bo) [2] INAF-IRA, Stazione VLBI di Noto (Sr)
Una nuova generazione di digital backends per la radioastronomia
Mar 25th, 2011 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Cecilia Ceccarelli
Institute de Planetologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble, France
Star formation: news from Herschel spectroscopy
Mar 16Th, 2011 (11:45 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Fabio Del Sordo
NORDITA Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics,
Stockholm University, Sweden
Vorticity and magnetic helicity in the context of astrophysical dynamos
Mar 2nd, 2011 (16:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dr. Hermann Rothard
Centre de Recherche sur les Ions, les Matériaux et la Photonique, CIMAP-Ganil, CAEN, France,
From Ionization to sputtering: radiation effects in insulators (cristals, ices, polymers)
Feb 23th, 2011 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Jeremie Boissier
Italian ALMA Regional Center, Bologna,
The study of comets in millimeter interferometry
Dec 16th, 2010 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) H.-E. Froehlich
AIP, Potsdam,
Bayesian inference: parameter estimation and model selection
Oct 13th, 2010 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Prof. Nino Panagia
Astronomer Emeritus Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, USA,
Primordial Galaxy Formation and Reionization of the Universe
Sep 17th, 2010 (11:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Prof. Dr. Jörg Büchner
Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung Katlenburg-Lindau Germany
What is driving the Solar atmosphere? RHMD and kinetic simulation results
Jul 16th, 2010 (11:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Prof. F. Riggi
Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia Universita' di Catania
Radiazioni cosmiche di energia estrema. Aspetti scientifici didattici del Progetto EEE
Jul 8th, 2010 (11:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Amir Ghalee
University of Tehran
Inflation in the Asymptotically Safe Scenario
Jun 29th, 2010 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Marilena Mierla
Royal Observatory of Belgium
On the 3D Reconstruction of Coronal Mass Ejections
Jun 9th, 2010 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Robert Laing
ALMA Instrument Scientist, ESO
Observing the Cool Universe
Jun 1st, 2010 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dr. Aldo Stefano Bonomo
Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille
INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania
Transiting planets from the CoRoT space mission: the hot sub-Saturn CoRoT-8b, the temperate Jupiter-like CoRoT-9b and the eccentric giant planet CoRoT-10b
May 19, 2010 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Prof. Nino Panagia
Space Telescope Science Institute Baltimore, MD , USA
Studio delle popolazioni stellari nel gruppo locale: recenti risultati da HST-WFC3
May 4, 2010 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dott. Piero Salinari
INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Italy
Problemi e prospettive del Solare Termodinamico
Apr 26 2010 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dr. Thomas B. McCord
The Bear Fight Center Winthrop WA, USA
Chandrayaan-1 M3 results: water on the Moon?
Apr 14 2010 (12:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Prof. Francois Dulieu
LERMA-LAMAp, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, Observatoire de Paris, Cergy Pontoise Cedex, France
Experimental studies of the formation of hydrogen and water on interstellar ice analogues.
Apr 8 2010 (11:30 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Prof. Arif Babul
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA
Working Up the Hierarchy: Impact of AGNs on Groups and Clusters of Galaxies.
Mar 25 2010 (11:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Prof. Cristiano Batalli Cosmovici
Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario - INAF -Roma
La ricerca di vita primordiale e intelligente in sistemi eso-planetari.
Mar 3 2010 (11:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Prof. Hermann Rothard
Centre de Recherche sur les Ions, les Materiaux et la Photonique CIMAP-CIRIL-Ganil, France.
Heavy ion irradiation of CO and CO2 ices.
Feb 22 2010 (11:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dr. Roberta Paladini
IPAC/ Spitzer Science Center California Institute of Technology
Spitzer/MIPSGAL: uno sguardo infrarosso alla Galassia interna.
Feb 19 2010 (11:00 INAF-OACt Aula Ovest) Dr. Luciano Cerrigone
Max-Planck-Institute Radioastronomie, Bonn Germany
Inquinamento interstellare: l'ultimo viaggio dalle stelle in AGB alle Nebulose Planetarie.

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