Reports of the National Academy of Sciences, 2014

The Rendiconti dell’Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze detta dei XL – Memorie di Scienze Fisiche e Naturali have been presented on May, 7, 2015 on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the 233rd academic year. The Rendiconti are published every year; they collect memoirs of Academy members or by researchers presented by members as well as…

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Revitalize Lake Chad through EXPO 2105

The  event proposes a first public analysis of the themes that will be dealt with in the international  conference foreseen for October 14th at Palazzo Italia.  The conference is promoted by the National Research Council, CNR, and the National Academy of Sciences. Lake Chad, nestled in the Sahel area in Center and North Africa and surrounded by…

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Opening ceremony of the 233rd Academic Year

On May 7th, 2015,  the 233rd academic year of the Academy of the XL will be opened. During the ceremony, the new members Paolo De Bernardis (Astrophysics), Andrea Rinaldo (Hydraulic Engineering), Giuseppe Scarascia Mugnozza (Forest Science), Margherita Venturi (Chemistry) will be awarded the academic diploma. Prof. Luigi Ambrosio of the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa will be awarded…

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In Memory of Alessandro Ballio

Rome, February 12th, 2015 – 10 am – Library of the National Academy of Sciences called of the XL – Scuderie Vecchie di Villa Torlonia – Via L. Spallanzani 1/A Welcome address, Emilia Chiancone, President of the National Academy of Sciences called of the XL Speakers: Roberto Pellicciari, Gennaro Marino, Mario Brufani, Patrizia Aducci Giovanni Paoloni presents…

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BiodiversitàCaffè at Villa Torlonia

Three encounters at Villa Torlonia: on October 7th, prof. Ervedo Giordano, emeritus of Tuscia University, will guide the public to the discovery of ancient trees and to the privileged relationship they have always had with man; on October 21st, prof. Valerio Sbordoni of the University Roma Tor Vergata will talk about the feelings butterflies have…

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The Management of the Italian Natural Science Collections – a Meeting in Rome

The meeting on ‘The Management of the Italian Natural Science Collections’ will take place in Rome on October 14th, 2014. The Meeting, promoted by the National Academy of Sciences and the National Association of Scientific Museums, aims at starting a debate on possible solutions that could lead to a more efficient management and a better…

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