Welcome to the Astro-Siesta page!

Astro-Siesta are informal talks on various astrophysical/astronomical research projects, but different topics are also welcome!
Astro-Siesta are usually held by IASF staff members and last 20 min (30 min for “external” people), plus additional time for questions. It is recommended to include a brief general introduction on the topic for non-experts in the presentation.

The next astro-siesta are listed below. Astro-siesta are held in the IASF meeting room (Sala riunioni) on the fourth floor every other Thursdays (holidays permitting) at 2:30pm.

From September 2018: Adriana Gargiulo, Mariachiara Rossetti
January 2007 – June 2018: Adamantia Paizis, Mauro Fiorini, Andrea Giuliani

27 October 2022Giacomo (Riva)Measuring metal abundance in intermediate-temperature galaxy clusters
10 November 2022Manuela (Molina)INTEGRAL at 20: two decades of exploration of the high energy extragalactic sky
24 November 2022Shah (Varun)Asymmetries in surface thermal map of neutron stars
15 December 2022Stefano SandrelliThe scientific imagery between Dante and Calvino
12 January 2023Marco (Bonici)Julia: a fresh approach to numerical computing
26 January 2023Davide (De Grandis)Is RX J1856.5-3754 the “most perfect” blackbody in the Galaxy?
9 February 2023Graziano (Chiaro)SETI within 30 pc from Earth. Will we communicate with other civilizations? Astrophysical constrains.
23 February 2023Marco (Balboni)A first look at the CHEXMATE-LOFAR spatially resolved studies in galaxy clusters
23 March 2023Silvano (Molendi)Metal enrichment: the apex accretor perspective
6 April 2023Davide BasilicoLooking at the Sun with solar neutrino
13 April 2023Mario (Belfiore) & Paolo (Franzetti)Werewolf – a small computing facility at IASF-MI
27 April 2023Giustina (Vietri)Extremely high-velocity UV outflows in AGN: discovery, implications & perspectives
25 May 2023Beatrice VaiaThe power of the rings 2: mapping the Galaxy with the brightest gamma-ray burst of all time


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