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Open Day Miramare Science Campus

Open Day at Miramare Science Campus will take place tomorrow Saturday 16 September. Festivities begin at 10:30 am. Following brief opening remarks by ICTP director, K.R. Sreenivasan, Italian astronaut Umberto Guidoni will speak about his experience on the Space Shuttle and international space station. Later that morning, Italy’s world champion skier and Olympic gold medal winner, Manuela Di Centa, will discuss her travels in the Himalayas and her successful ascent of Mount Everest. There will also be a roundtable discussion by local scientists illustrating research efforts in climate and weather, seismology, the Earth’s core, black holes and dark matter. Additional talks throughout the day will involve the role of science in criminal investigations, medicine and sport. Some 35 scientific stands will present research activities taking place at scientific institutions on the Miramare Science Campus. Guided tours of ICTP, SISSA (the International School for Advanced Studies), Immaginario Scientifico, Parco di Miramare, and Riserva naturale marina di Miramare will be held throughout the day. For additional information, including information on transportation to and from the Miramare campus, see


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