“Climate and its Evolution” Seminar in Mestre

‘Climate and its Evolution ’is the title of the Seminar organized in the framework of the series of meetings on ‘Science and Technology in Anthropocene: Risks and Benefits’, promoted by the National Academy of Sciences. The seminar will take place in Mestre on November 30, 2107. It is organized in collaboration with the Ca’ Foscari University…

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‘Computation Secrets and Causality’ Conference by Silvio Micali

Silvio Micali, computer scientist at MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT and professor of Computer Science at MIT, will hold the conference “Mathematics and Computation” in the Academy Library on November 27, 2017. The event is organized by the Academy in collaboration with the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Professor Micali was assigned the…

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XVII National Meeting of History and Fundamentals of Chemistry

The XVII National Meeting of the National Group of History and Fundamentals of Chemistry will be held on October 10-12, 2017 in Rome. The event, which takes place every other year, will be hosted by the National Academy of Sciences called of the XL at the Academy Library in Villa Torlonia. Visit the Meeting site…

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Science and Technology in the Anthropocene. Chemistry in the energy transition

The meeting ‘Chemistry in the energy transition’, to be held in Bologna on September 29, 2017, is the fourth  appointment of the series ‘Science and Technology in the Anthropocene: risks and benefits’. The reduction of fossil fuel consumption represents one of the challenges mankind has to face urgently by means of energy saving actions, more…

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2017 Academy Medals

The National Academy of Sciences called of the XL has opened the 235th academic year on May 10, 2017 at the Academy Library in Villa Torlonia, in the presence of prof. Giampaolo D’Andrea, Chief of Staff of the Minister of Culture and Tourism. On this occasion, the 2017 Academy medals have been awarded: The Medal of…

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Opening of the 235th Academic Year

On May 10, 2017 the Academy opens the 235th Year since its Foundation. The Academy Medals for the current year will be awarded on this occasion. The Medal of the XL for Mathematics to prof. Riccardo Salvati Manni; the Medal of the XL for Physical and Natural Sciences to Ferdinando Boero and the Matteucci Medal to…

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Nutrition today between nutraceutics and epigenetics. Event in Naples

On May 3, 2017 the Città della Scienza will host the event promoted by the National Academy of Sciences called of the XL in collaboration with the CNR and the University of Naples ‘Federico II’ on ‘Nutrition today between nutraceutics and epigenetics’. The capacity to prepare, manipulate and store food helped – possibly more than fire, the…

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Meeting “Science and the understanding of the past and future of Man“

The second event of the seminars on ‘Science and Technology in the Anthropocene’ will take place on March 29, 2017 in Padova. The technological acceleration that characterizes our time is reflected not only in the impact of society on natural equilibria, but also in the rapid conceptual and methodological evolution of various scientific disciplines. The use…

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