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LNF leads the quest for understanding the foundations of Physics

Whether we can observe quantum superpositions (QSP) of macroscopic objects is arguably ‘the’ open question in quantum physics. An answer in the positive direction will boost the quest for the use of the weirdness of quantum mechanics in a much larger set of physical systems, not restricted to the microscopic world.

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The Asimov Award winners visit LNF

On Friday 10th of November National Laboratory of Frascati welcomed the sixty students who won the 2017 edition of the Asimov Award. They had the chance to visit the Laboratory for writing the best reviews of the works presented at the contest.

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2017 INFN International Evaluation Committee

The yearly meeting of INFN International Evaluation Committee (CVI) took place in Frascati on the 16th and 17th of October. As laid down in the Statute, Committee’s task is to comprehensively assess the scientific and technological results achieved by the Institution and the future development plans.

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Farewell to Raoul Gatto

Raoul Gatto, reference scientist in the international theoretical physics of the XX century, passed away on September 30th. He was at Frascati in two distinct periods, in the early sixties and in the years 1971-1974.  During his first period he mainly worked with Nicola Cabibbo and his students on the weak and strong interactions. 

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Iran delegation visits LNF

Dr. Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, who is in Italy to join the 20th Edoardo Amaldi Conference about the development and peaceful use of atomic energy organized by the Accademia dei Lincei, visited National Laboratory of Frascati.

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Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 was awarded to Barry Barish and Kip S. Thorne, both of Caltech, and to Rainer Weiss of MIT, for their role in the discovery of gravitational waves

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