Astronomy pictures related to my works (incl. APOD & HEASARC POW)

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

SELECTED MEDIA COVERAGE (main direct interviews/citations only)




  1. -Pulsar bradipo e’ una giovane magnetar (INAF - 08/09/2016)


  1. -Quando una stella muore (INAF - 14/01/2014)


  1. -Astronomers Uncover a Transformer Pulsar (NASA - 25/09/2013)


- “Transformer” Star Discovered with X-rays and radio waves (PSU - 25/09/2013)


- Una pulsar dalla doppia personalità (INAF - 25/09/2013)


- Lampi gamma domati dalle magnetar (INAF - 19/09/2013)


- The strange case of the Christmas burst (Scientific American - 24/12/2011)


- Duex thèses pour expliquer le sursaut gamma de Noël (France Soir - 3/12/2011)


  1. -The dual personality of the ‘Christmas burst’ (UK space agency - 1/12/2011)


  1. -Un raro estallido celeste admite dos explicaciones distintas subre su origen (El Pais - 1/12/2011)


  1. -Due modelli per il lampo di Natale (Le Scienze - 1/12/2011)


- NASA’s Swift finds a gamma-ray burst with a dual personality (Sky & Telescope - 30/11/2011)


- Christmas gamma-ray burst still puzzles (ScienceNews - 30/11/2011)


- Competing explanations proposed for strange Christmas space explosion (Space.com - 30/11/2011)


- Mysterious Christmas day ‘starburst’ explained? (National Geographic - 30/11/2011)


- Christmas gamma-ray burst debated (CNN - 30/11/2011)


- Peculiar cosmic explosion on Christmas 2010 continues to intrigue astronomers (Penn State - 30/11/2011)


- NASA’s Swift finds a gamma-ray burst with a dual personality (NASA - 30/11/2011)


- Stretta mortale in un lampo di raggi gamma (ASI - 30/11/2011)


- Il lampo di Natale (INAF - 30/11/2011)

  1. -Swift observatory catches asteroid flyby (Space daily - 11/11/2011)


- Asteroid video captured by Nasa’s Swift satellite (PSU - 11/11/2011)


- Astrofisico INAF guida Swift verso l’asteroide (INAF - 11/11/2011)


- Swift Captures flyby of asteroid 2005 YU55 (Universe today - 10/11/2011)


- NASA’s Swift observatory catches asteroid flyby (NASA - 10/11/2011)


- Caught in the act, scientists watch supernova explode (Space spin - 31/08/2006)


- First page picture on the newspaper Corriere della Sera (31/08/2006) 


- Giant Space Blast a two-step process (Space.com - 30/08/2006)


- Flashing out a star demise (Science - 30/06/2006)


- Trilogia italiana per un lampo un po’ soft  (INAF - 30/08/2006)


  1. -Witnessing the flash from a black hole’s cannibal act (ESO -14/12/2005)