Leghorn, Italy, Oct. 29, 2015: An event talking about light and dark sky at the Natural History Museum

Thursday, October 29, 2015, starting at 9.30AM a symposium about “light and colours of the future” will be held in the auditorium of the Museum of Natural History of the Mediterranean in Leghorn, Italy (via Roma 234).

The event is part of the International Year of Light Calendar, and will see the presence of experts dealing with light from various angles.

There will be talks by

  • Patrizia Caraveo, Director of the Institute of Space Astrophysics and Cosmic Physics in Milano
  • Barbara Mazzolai, Coordinatore of the centre for robotics at the Italian Institute of Technology in Pontederea (Pisa)
  • Federico Giussani, photographer, specialized in nightscapes
  • Luciano Massetti, Senior Technologist at the Institute of Biometeorology of the National Research Council in Florence, active in a European research network on artificial light at night.

The event is coordinated by SAIT, Leghorn chapter, and by the BuioMetria Partecipativa project (Attivarti.org association).

The talks by the experts will be held in the morning.

Should the participants be interested in additional information or interactions in relation to the topics presented in the talks, it will be possible to define the best way to proceed with this, either via additional meetings during the afternoon, at the Museum, or in other forms.

The participation to the meeting is free and open. Should you be interested in attending, please write to sait.sezlivorno@gmail.com

To see how to reach the Museum, please check the dedicated page.