Sunday, October 31st, program of the science festival



Tomorrow, Sunday 31 October, the 19th edition of the Genoa Science Festival will continue, a retrospective in a hybrid format that signals a return to togetherness and to experiencing science firsthand, with an important program and a renewed online Program. Thirteen special conferences and events are planned for the penultimate day of the festival: When Scientific Publishing is Art (10 a.m.), Ambienti in Ascolto (10.30 a.m.), Mathematics Bestari (10.30 a.m.), Armed with Science (3 p.m.), Journey Cell on Biomaterials (3 p.m.) ), Observing the Universe (3 p.m.), Eskatoon Map (3:30 p.m.), G-ray Buster: Searching for Structure Radiation (5:30 p.m.), Nanoworld from Virus to Transistor (5:30 p.m.), Pioneers of the Alter Neolithisches Europa (6:00 p.m.) ), Maps of Love in the Brain (6 p.m.), Alchemy (7 p.m.), Life is simple (9 p.m.), From heavenly miniatures to modern astronomy (9:30 p.m.). In addition to the program of conferences and special events, in person and online, 17 exhibitions and 42 workshops are open, the dates of which can be viewed at

Program for enthusiasts and families

The fourteen dates on Sunday October 31st cover a variety of disciplines including neuroscience, astronomy, nanotechnology, medicine, anthropology, and more. 6 p.m. Ruth Feldman, Professor of Social Neuroscience Development at the Interdisciplinary Center, with Donatella Marazzetti, who the magazine Class ranks among the 10 most important psychiatrists in Italy, in Maps of Love in the Brain in the Sala del Maggior Consiglio of the Palazzo Ducale (also in the live broadcast) they talk about emotions in a meeting that is part of the Travel Emotions project organized by Braincircle Italia. On the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death, at 9.30 p.m. in the Sala delle Grida of the Palazzo della Borsa (also in the flow) with celestial miniatures through to modern astronomy, we embark on an imaginative journey into the Divine Comedy, led by a descendant of Dante , the astronomer Sperello di Serego Alighieri, and Andrea Mazucci, Dante Professor of Philology at the Federico II University in Naples.

Johnjoe McFadden, Professor of Molecular Genetics at the University of Surrey and an expert on tuberculosis and meningitis, is the protagonist of 6 p.m. Life is simple in the Sala del Maggior Consiglio of the Doge’s Palace (also in the creek). In the lecture magistralis at 5.30 p.m. in the library of the University of Genoa (also in the Flow), the Nanomondo from viruses to transistors, the chemist Gianfranco Pacioni will present his latest book about the invisible world that has revolutionized technology, as well as in our daily lives.

With Albert Amerman, Professor of Anthropology at Colgate University, Telmo Bivani, Professor of Biology at the University of Padua, and Joao Zilhau, Professor and Researcher at the University of Barcelona, ​​we discover Neolithic pioneers, their customs, customs and ways of navigation in the Mediterranean at the meeting of the pioneers of the Neolithic Age in Europe at 6 p.m. in the Sala delle Grida in the Palazzo della Borsa (also in the river). Telmo Pivani is also the protagonist, at the age of 10 in the Sala del Maggior Consiglio of the Palazzo Ducale (also streamed) with the naturalist and science journalist Francesca Buoninconti and the photographer Roberto Besana of When Scientific Publishing Is Art, a conversation in memory of one famous journalist and the scientist Pietro Greco. With Life Senator Elena Cattaneo, Professor of Pharmacology and Director of the Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Pharmacology for Neurodegenerative Diseases at the University of Milan, the meeting of Military di Scienza at 3 p.m. in the Sala del Maggior. the ethical dimension of science examines Council of the Doge’s Palace (also streaming).

Fun Mathematics on Sunday, October 31st, at Science Fest, with Nicola Ciccoli, Professor of Engineering at the University of Perugia, and actress Marinella Maricardi, who invite you to participate in Eschaton, a simulation game with strict mathematical rules, at the conference. Show map of Eschaton at 3:30 p.m. in the Sala delle Grida in the Palazzo della Borsa (also in the flow). With the author and maths teacher Paolo Alessandrini, we will discover “monsters and strange creatures” in the world of numbers at the Mathematical Animal Show Conference, Sala del Minor Consiglio in the Palazzo Ducale (also live) at 10.30 am. In the International Year of Sound 2020-2021, Martino Mocchi, Matteo Piricò and Silano Carlotta will explore the possibilities of hearing in phonemic map practices at the Ambienti meeting in Ascolto at 10.30 a.m. in the Historical Archive of the Palazzo Ducale.

At the conference Cell Journey on Biomaterials in the library of the University of Genoa (also in the river) at 3 p.m. take Giuseppe Gugliano, bio-engineer at Politecnico di Milano, Paola Petrini, professor of the Faculty of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, Livia Visai , Professor of Biochemistry at the Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of Pavia. In a conversation between Marina Costa, owner of the Cassiopeia project, and Walter Riva, director of the Rigi Astronomical Observatory, the development of the relationship between man and the sky was assessed at the Universe Observation Meeting at 3 p.m. in the Historic. Archives of the Ducal Palace. In the auditorium of the Natural History Museum Giacomo Doria at 5 p.m. With Martina Cardello, researcher at the IAPS-INAF in Rome, we discover Giacomo Doria with G- Ray Buster in the auditorium of the Natural History Museum: In search of the radiance of the structure. At 7 p.m. on the Piazza delle Feste (also in the stream), Christian Radin, Matek Lusine and Mirella Dragomer explain how to use the extensive cookbook of culinary experiments by La Chemistry.

Tickets and reservations can be bought online on the festival website: www.festivalscienza.And via the call center (Tel. 0108934340). The ticket office is active in Cortile Maggiore in the Palazzo Ducale, but the public is encouraged to give preference to the use of online and telephone e-commerce services. These are the ticket costs: full day € 13.00, reduced € 11.00, € 9 very low, normal admission € 21, reduced € 18, very low € 12, bonus (with free reservation for the season ticket holder) € 30; Children up to 5 years do not pay. Standard subscriptions are valid for all days and all festival events and also include the use of broadcast events. A live streaming subscription is available for online viewing at a price of € 10. Some free events are planned. The school ticket, which is reserved for the students of the school project (costs 9 €), corresponds to a standard entry and thus enables you to enjoy the entire festival both in person and online. Reservations (priced at € 0.50) are highly recommended for face-to-face events for the general public, while they are compulsory (and free) for classes.



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