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Technological spin-offs

INAF, despite its young age, already has thirty patents and can claim industrial spin-offs in sectors from ophthalmology (for the cure of cataracts for example) to medicine (orthopaedics and dentistry in particular). From art to sport, from security to the environment. The ratio of investment to economic return reaches a factor of 100 in some cases. At the last EXPO in Shanghai, amongst the Small and Medium Enterprises selected by the Italian government to represent national excellence, was Novaetech of Naples, that thanks to an INAF spin-off, has developed a balance so sensitive that it can weigh the fine dust particles that threaten the environment in our cities.

A farewell to BepiColombo after the flyby with the Earth

Apr 17, 2020

A farewell to BepiColombo after the flyby with the Earth The picture was taken by Liverpool Telescope on the Canary Island of La Palma when the spacecraft was more than 2 million kilometres far from our planet

Unexpected magnetic channels in a distant galaxy

Apr 08, 2020

Unexpected magnetic channels in a distant galaxy An international team of astronomers has uncovered unusual structures and a probable magnetic connection between the two lobes of the radio galaxy ESO 137-006 using the MeerKAT telescope, a precursor to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). The study, led by Mpati Ramatsoku, was published in the Astronomy and Astrophysics journal

We’re all astronauts on a public health mission: Ten tips for completing the quarantine successfully

Mar 27, 2020

We’re all astronauts on a public health mission: Ten tips for completing the quarantine successfully Debora Penco, Occupational psychologist, workplace health and safety expert, deals with the theme of our life in the times of quarantine and others ideas and suggestions to manage problems and tensions connected to it.