My recent public science books

  • I pianeti extrasolari, second edition, Ed. Il Mulino, Bologna, Italy, 2019.

  • Good Atmosphere: Identifying the Signs of Life on Distant Worlds, in the book Aliens, Picador, New York, 2017.

  • I pianeti extrasolari, 2013, Ed. Il Mulino, Bologna, Italy.

Educational programs

  • Original Research By Young Twinkle Students: Orbyts

Ariel Data Challenges

Ariel Data Challenge Series launched to build global community for exoplanet data solutions

Select radio & video programs

Select public talks & lectures

  • Festival della luce, Como, Italy 2021.

  • Invited talk, SETI, September 2020.

  • Invited Bolton lecture, Leeds, Nov. 2019

  • Invited talk at Bristol Astronomical Society, Bristol, Nov. 2019.

  • Public talk, Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, London, July 2019.

  • Invited talk at Marlborough College, Nov. 2018.

  • Invited talk at British Astronomical Association Summer Meeting, July 2018.

  • Public talk at National Astronomy Meeting in Liverpool, April 2018.

  • Invited talk, Flamsteed Society, Greenwich, Feb. 2018.

  • Public talk at Science Festival in Genova, Oct. 2017.

  • DIAS School of Cosmic Physics Statutory Public Lecture, Dublin, Oct. 2017.

  • Public talk University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia, Sept. 2017.

  • Public talk Planetarium of Brisbane, Australia, Sept. 2017.

  • Public talk New Scientist, London, UK, Sept. 2017.

  • Speaker at Reflets dans l'eau, Torino, Sept. 2017.

  • Invited talk, Society for Popular Astronomy, London, April 2017.

  • Public talk, Climi planetari - che clima fa la' fuori? DEEP program, University of Torino, April 2017.

  • Public talk Royal Institution, London, January 2017.

  • Public evening talk at DPS/EPSC, Pasadena, US, Oct. 2016.

  • Public lecture at Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, London, Oct. 2016.

  • TEDx talk Morgan Stanley, London, Nov. 2015.

  • Invited speaker event Made In, Il Circolo dei lettori, Torino, Italy, Feb. 2016.

  • Invited talk at Bayer, Milan June 2015.

  • Invited talk, Flamsteed Society, Greenwich, Jan. 2015.

  • Invited talk, Now. New, Il Circolo dei lettori, Torino, Italy, May 2014.

  • Invited talk, Planetarium of Milan, May 2014.

  • Invited talk, Società Astrofili di Tradate, Italy, May 2014.

  • Invited talk, Planetarium of Palermo, March 2014.

  • Invited talk, AstroFest, London, Feb, 2014.

  • Invited talk, Planetarium of Rome, Nov. 2013.

  • Invited talk, Planetarium of Rome, July 2011.

  • Invited lecture, Summer Science Academy Fondazione Agnelli, Turin, June 2011.

  • Public lecture Premières lumières de nouveaux mondes, Paris, Oct. 2010.

  • Invited speaker, British Science Festival, Birmingham, UK, Sep. 2010

  • Invited speaker, science debate, Trieste, Italy, June 2010.

  • Invited public lecture, European Week of Astronomy and Space Science, Hatfield, UK, April 2009.

  • Invited talk, Genova Science Festival 2008, Italy, Oct.

  • Invited cycle of seminars organised by CosmoCaixa/La Caixa Foundation, Barcelona, Girona and Lleida, Spain, Feb. 2008.

  • Invited speaker at the Science Festival, Genova, Italy, Oct. 2006.

  • Invited speaker, À la recherche des nouveaux mondes, Jussieu, Paris, May 11th 2006.