Gravitational Encounters


The outreach project "Incontri Gravitazionali" (Gravitational Encounters) is a series of events (in Italian) hosted by the Tomo Libreria Cafe' in Via degli Etruschi 4 (San Lorenzo, Rome). 

Each event will explore a particular topic related to astrophysics, cosmology, and gravitation, with expert scientists and authors of popular science books, moderated by a science communicator. An aperitif will be offered during the afternoon.

List of speakers:

  • Amedeo Balbi (University of Rome "Tor Vergata"): author of "L'ultimo orizzonte". 28 February 2020 h17:00
  • Sandra Savaglio (University of Calabria): author of "Tutto l'universo per chi ha poco spazio-tempo". To be defined
  • Gianfranco Bertone (University of Amsterdam): author of "Sospesi fra due infiniti". To be defined


Posti limitati. Per prenotazioni scrivere a: Alessandra Curto (


Scientific Secretariat: Alessandra Curto
Communication Manager: Matteo Serra (Fondazione Bruno Kessler)
Scientific Advisory: Paolo Pani (Sapienza University of Rome)



Support: This event is supported by the ERC project DarkGRA “​Unveiling the dark universe with gravitational waves” (ERC-2017-StG 757480) and by the Amaldi Research Center.

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