Father Secchi’s contribution to astronomy and meteorology. A meeting in Rome

On the occasion  of the bicentenary of Angelo Secchi’s birth, the Pontificio Ateneo Regina Apostolorum organizes a study day on the illustrious Jesuit scientist that will frame Secchi’s work on astronomy and meteorology in the context of the most recent developments of these disciplines. A round table discussion and questions to the speakers will conclude…

Details

From October 20, an exhibition dedicated to Angelo Secchi SJ in Reggio Emilia

‘All the colors of stars. Father Angelo Secchi and the birth of astrophysics’ is the title of the exhibition organized by the City Museums of Reggio Emilia and by the National Committee for the bicentenary of the birth of Angelo Secchi SJ. Images, books, designs, manuscripts, instruments that recall the life, the research and the…

Details

Commemorative stamp of Angelo Secchi SJ

On June 28, 2018, the Italian Post Office issued a commemorative stamp of Angelo Secchi SJ to celebrate the bicentenary of his birth. The stamp, realized by the designer Cristina Bruscaglia, depicts a portrait of Father Angelo Secchi and, in the background, a reproduction of an old print showing the inside of the dome at…

Details

Bando per Affidamento Incarico

È indetta dal Comitato Nazionale per le celebrazioni del bicentenario della nascita di Angelo Secchi nominato con Decreto Ministeriale n. 570 del 20.12.2017, con sede presso l’Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze detta dei XL in Roma una selezione per il conferimento di n. 1 incarico per ideazione e realizzazione di un format/evento a carattere didattico-scientifico e…

Details

International Conference The Legacy of Angelo Secchi SJ 200 years after his birth

The International Conference ‘The Legacy of Angelo Secchi SJ 200 years after his birth’ will be held in Rome on September 3-5, 2018, at the Biblioteca Casanatense. Internationally renowned scholars will recall Secchi’s contributions to the different fields where he carried out pioneering and innovative research. Father Angelo Secchi was undoubtedly one of the first…

Details