PALEOECOLOGY TEST!

I am teaching the course “Palaeoecology: methods and applications” at the University of Genova. Here is the palaeoecology test for lacustrine and desert palaeoenvironments! [ays_quiz id='2']

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My new video is online!

I just published my new video about palaeontology! I apply the key tools of paleontology - biostratigraphy, uniformitarianism, icnology - to analyze sea urchins, corals, foraminifera and fossil burrows. These tools allow us to understand what Italy was like after the reign of the dinosaurs…

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I am on Focus TV/Mediaset Infinity!

Here I am, talking about ichnology and astrobiology on Focus TV! I took part in a series of 3 documentaries about palaeontology and astrobiology. The 'Pale Blue Dot' show aired on Focus TV. Watch it on the Mediaset Infinity platform: follow this link!

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Palaeoecology quiz!

I am teaching the course "Palaeoecology: methods and applications" at the University of Genova. Here is the palaeoecology quiz for glacial, proglacial and fluvial palaeoenvironments! [ays_quiz id='1']

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My research on the Secolo XIX newspaper

My astrobiological research has been featured on the Secolo XIX newspaper! The article focuses on my PeerJ paper*. On Mars, all around the Belva Crater, there could be burrows and trails left by the ancient inhabitants of the Red Planet. This groundbreaking conclusion has been…

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Tavira Island

Anyone clicking on this link before August 29, 2021 will be taken directly to the final version of my article about the neoichnology of Tavira Island. No sign up, registration or fees are required! A tidal creek in the Tavira Island. What is it about?…

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The Geology cover features my research!

Across the past 500 million years, deep-sea animal burrows have followed assembly rules remarkably similar to those that shape Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other human social networks. This conclusion has been reached in a new study carried out by a multidisciplinary team of scientists led…

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Ichnology on Radio Rai

I will talk about my research on Caterpillar, a show aired by the national public broadcasting company of Italy. Follow me today (8th June 2021) on Rai Radio 2 at 19:40 (Italian time): https://www.raiplayradio.it/programmi/caterpillar/

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I’m on YouTube!

Follow this link to check my YouTube channel about palaeontology! Check my YouTube channel!

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Flammarion book

In the 19th-century, Camille Flammarion authored a magnificent book about the Earth Sciences. Many scientific ideas changed since Flammarion times, but the book is still amazing! Check some pictures from it.

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Backstage pictures of my video

Here are some of backstage pictures of my video about the geology and palaeontology of the Sauris area in the Alps. The Friuli Venezia Giulia region bears an amazing geoheritage! Blooper... I was almost falling during the realization of my video! What geological beauty did…

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New Geologic Video Published!

https://youtu.be/RJSPAFISaH4 I published my new short documentary about the trace fossils of Sauris, Italy! The Alps preserve amazing trace fossils dating back to the Permian and the Triassic... check them in the video!

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Focus deals with my research

Focus is one of the major Italian science magazines. It discussed my research on ichnology and astrobiology! You can read the corresponding article here. An excerpt of the Focus article dealing with my research.

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Ichnology on la Repubblica

The newspaper la Repubblica ('the Republic') is one of the major Italian general-interest newspapers. My research has been featured on its pages: read the corresponding article here! An excerpt of the la Repubblica page featuring my research

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Surf (bodyboarding) and ichnology

Here I am, ready to bodyboard! My life revolves around weather patterns, tides, and the surf.- Mike Stewart Bodyboarding is a water sport in which the surfer rides a short board, typically using fins for propulsion and control. Mike Stewart, nine-time World Champion bodyboarder, described…

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