DATA: 22-03-2018

Speaker: Fabrizio Fiore (INAF) If the scientific results financed by taxpayer money are “public goods”, is it useful or even ethical to spend billions Euros/$ to search for an elementary particle? Or to visit a Jupiter satellite and look for water on Mars? Or to observe a galaxy ad the edge of the Universe? In other words, is it useful to fund basic research? And if so, with what resources and to do what kind of science? Competition has become one of the major driving forces for research. But are we sure that the competition-driven science model is truly the best one to make useful science? More, is the very concept of knowledge changing today? The scientific method introduced by Galileo more that 400 years ago resisted at least three industrial revolutions. Are we sure is it still valid and applicable today, in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution? The answers to all these questions are not obvious, on the contrary, they can contain many surprises not all pleasant or reassuring, answers among which we will try to orient ourselves using an unconventional point of view.


12-12-2019: The charm and beauty of the Little Bang
12-12-2019: Circuit complexity and 2D bosonisation - Dongsheng Ge
12-12-2019: M. Tobar - Precision low energy experiments to test fundamental physics and search for dark matter
12-12-2019: MisuraCC3M@LNL: materiali superconduttivi
11-12-2019: Multiplicity and energy dependence of light charged particle production in ALICE at the LHC
11-12-2019: Double-Logarithmic contribution to Pomeron and application to the photon-photon scattering - Boris Ermolaev
10-12-2019: Dai spazio al tempo
10-12-2019: Machine Learning in High Energy Physics - Tommaso Boccali
09-12-2019: Visita ai laboratori della Sezione INFN di Trieste da parte di studenti del Liceo Scientifico dell' IIS Cattaneo-Dall'Aglio di Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)
09-12-2019: Properties of nuclei in the N=Z=50 region investigated via multi-nucleon transfer reactions and lifetime measurements - Marco Siciliano





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