Today Giovanni Prodi and his collaborators gave an excellent public outreach talk on the discovery of gravitational waves and their important contribution to this amazing result. The video below is in Italian and was filmed at the University of Trento.
Today the discovery of gravitational waves was finally announced. Below you can find the video of the NSF press conference and a simple video explaining what gravitational waves are 🙂
Today I got the Italian National Scientific Qualification to become an Associate Professor. This “habilitation” will be valid until January 2020. 🙂
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center circulated a press release on my recent paper published on the Astrophysical Journal Letters and titled “General Relativistic Simulations of Magnetized Plasmas around Merging Supermassive Black Holes“. The press release can be found at http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/black-hole-secrets.html.
NASA circulated a press release on my article published on the Astrophysical Journal Letters: “The Missing Link: Merging Neutron Stars Naturally Produce Jet-like Structures and Can Power Short Gamma-ray Bursts“. The press release can be found here and more video and images can also be found here.