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
|October 21, 2021||Giorgio (Galanti)||Axion-like particles and high energy astrophysics|
|November 4, 2021||Marco (Fumana)||SpectraPy: a python library for spectroscopic reduction. The case of 2D extraction.|
|November 18, 2021||Marco (Bonici)||Constraining the Dark Universe with the Void-Lensing Cross-Correlation|
|December 2, 2021||Mari (Polletta)||What powers the most star-forming protocluster galaxies at cosmic noon?|
|December 16, 2021||Patrizia (Caraveo)||Saving the Starry Night|
|January 13, 2022||Michela (Rigoselli)||Pulsed thermal X-rays from highly-magnetized isolated neutron stars|
The meetings have been suspended since January 2022, due to the unavailability of the meeting rooms due to the COVID emergency.