Pint of Science returns to 23 Italian cities

Pint of Science returns to 23 Italian cities

Until May 24, many events in pubs in 26 countries around the world will talk about science in an informal and engaging way over a beer. The international event for science lovers and evenings with friends is back again this year. In Italy, the event, coordinated by the association Pint of Science Italy, involving 23 cities and several researchers from the National Institute of Nuclear Physics INFN, as organizers in some cities committed to the initiative and as speakers in some meetings with the public. More than 200 scholars of science will speak to the public in the cities of Avellino, Bari, Bologna, Cagliari, Catania, Ferrara, Frascati, Genoa, L’Aquila, Lucca, Milan, Naples, Padova, Palermo, Pavia, Pisa, Reggio Calabria, Rome, Rovereto, Salerno, Siena, Turin and Trieste.

The latest scientific research topics will be discussed, and the focus of many of the presentations will be on sustainability and the environment, but there will also be artificial intelligence and augmented reality, the mysteries of the universe from atoms to stars, gravitational waves and Einstein telescope. During each evening, each of the 64 participating pubs will host interactive presentations of approximately 40 minutes duration followed by questions from the audience in a relaxed atmosphere and conversations. There really is something for all tastes!

Pint of Science was born in 2013 in the United Kingdom. Italy has been participating since 2015, initially it included only 6 cities, which soon doubled to 23 cities since 2019. INFN has always supported the initiative as a national sponsor. Today 26 countries of the world are participating: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Holland, Paraguay, Portugal, Great Britain, Russia, Singapore, Spain, the United States. Countries, Sweden, Switzerland, South Africa and Thailand.

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To discover events in your city: http://www.pintofscience.it

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