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Management

President:  Prof. Giovanni Fabrizio Bignami (Curriculum Vitae)

Vice President: Dr. Monica Tosi

Administrative Advisory Panel

  • Prof. Giovanni Fabrizio Bignami, President
  • Prof. Massimo Capaccioli - Appointed by the Minister of Education, Universities and Research
  • Prof. Stefano Cristiani  - Minister of Education, Universities and Research
  • Dr. Monica Tosi - Elected
  • Dr. Maria Renata Schirru - Elected

Director General: dott. Umberto Sacerdote

Scientific Director: Dr. Giampaolo Vettolani

Scientific Advisory Panel

Audit Office

  • Dr. Raffaele Grande, President
  • Dr. Ruggero Antonietti, appointed
  • Dr. Edoardo Bene, appointed
  • Dr. Giuseppe Amedeo, substitute
  • Dr. Giuseppe Cossari, substitute
  • Dr. Valentina Luciani, substitute

THESEUS: a new window on the early Universe and the multi-messenger transient sky

May 10, 2018

THESEUS: a new window on the early Universe and the multi-messenger transient sky The European Space Agency announced the three space missions selected for ESA’s fifth medium class mission in its Cosmic Vision science programme. One of them is THESEUS, in which the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics plays a major role

The remote galaxy that is “dying out”

May 10, 2018

The remote galaxy that is “dying out” An impetuous outflow of ionized gas and carbon monoxide leaks from galaxy Xid2028, located at 9.6 billion light years from us, having a supermassive black hole in the centre. The discovery by INAF researchers.

K2-3: A system of three likely sub-Neptunes

Mar 22, 2018

K2-3: A system of three likely sub-Neptunes A team led by astronomers from INAF presented a new study aimed at determining accurate masses for the three planets in orbit aroud the M-dwarf star K2-3