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Director General

Dr. Umberto Sacerdote has been appointed Director General of INAF on November 10, 2011, by the Board of Directors, at the conclusion of an open call for nomination.

Former Director General of ISPESL, Umberto Sacerdote is the first DG of INAF.

 

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AN ARTIFICIAL EYE FOR BILLIONS OF GALAXIES SAMPLES

Apr 25, 2022

AN ARTIFICIAL EYE FOR BILLIONS OF GALAXIES SAMPLES An international group of scientists, including researchers from the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics, has used artificial intelligence (AI) to measure the size of galaxies as far away as about seven billion light-years from Earth

The NEOROCKS project: online the newsletter first issue

Mar 25, 2022

The NEOROCKS project: online the newsletter first issue NEOROCKS (Near-Earth Object Rapid Observation, Characterization and Key Simulations) is an European project financed by the Horizon 2020 UE program. The first issue of the project newsletter is an online magazine to report about news in the NEO field

First light for SiFAP4XP

Mar 08, 2022

First light for SiFAP4XP SiFAP4XP is a new fast photometer with polarimetric capabilities at the TNG Telescope. The project was triggered by the challenging goal to observe in the optical domain the same targets of the IXPE satellite, the first to be specifically dedicated to X-ray polarimetric observations