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Science, industry and public health during the Great War A Meeting in Rome

The Meeting on November 16, 2018 closes the tour of encounters centered on the relationship between ‘Sciences and the Great War’ promoted on the occasion of the centenary of the first World War by the Academy of the XL in collaboration with the National Research Council and the major Italian History of Science Societies. The conference…

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QuarantaScienza. Scienziati on-line: the 2018 conferences at the start

‘Nucleic acids, proteins and the chemical language of life’ is the subject chosen for 2018. A look at the so-called informational macromolecules will lead to understanding how their concerted action confers to living beings the characteristics that distinguish them from inanimate matter and how a relatively small number of molecules is able to store and…

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National Committee Angelo Secchi SJ – call for selection

The National Committee for the Celebrations of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Angelo Secchi, nominated with the Ministerial Decree n.570 of 20.12.2017 whose seat is at the Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze detta dei XL in Rome, published the call for a selection to produce a documentary on Angelo Secchi SJ in collaboration with the…

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The National Committee Angelo Secchi SJ. Forthcoming appointments.

The celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the birth of Angelo Secchi SJ, illustrious member of the National Academy of Sciences called of the XL, are at start. The National Committee set up by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (MIBACT) is handled by the proposing institutions, the National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF) and…

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Opening of the 236 Academic Year

The Academy starts the 236th academic year on Thursday May 10 at the seat of the Academy Library. On this occasion, the 2018 Medals will be presented and the newly elected members Giovanni Appendino, professor of Chemistry at the University of Eastern Piedmont  (Novara), and Ferdinando Auricchio, professor of Structural Engineering at the University of…

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The Academy participates in Open House Roma

On the occasion of Open House 2018, an international event that aims at valuing the cultural and architectural heritage through the engagement of the whole territory, the seats of the Academy will be opened to the public in May on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13. Guided tours can be booked on www.openhouseroma.org The first Italian…

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City Nature Challenge 2018

Rome is the only Italian city that will be engaged in the 2018 City Nature Challenge, an international competition involving nearly 70 cities, launched by the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles and the California Academy of Sciences in the framework of Citizen Science activities. The 2018 Nature City Challenge comprises two parts.  The first will…

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Wheats & Women International Conference June 14-15, 2018

To  celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Carlotta Parisani Strampelli the Academy and ENEA promoted the International Conference Wheats &Women. The Conference will be held at the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche  concomitantly with the awarding of the First Edition of the Carlotta Prize, established to remember Carlotta Parisani and promote and give value…

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Symposium ‘The astrochemical observatory: focus on chiral molecules’

The Symposium ‘Astrochemical observatory: focus on chiral molecules’ will be held in Rome on March 22-23 in the Academic Library. The initiative can be framed in the context of a new interdisciplinary research field, astrochemistry, which makes use of recent astronomical and radio-astronomical observations, space mission data collections, laboratory observations, theoretical and computational modeling. Several organic molecules, even complex ones, have been…

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