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The fourth episode of a ‘Pale Blue Dot’ is now online!

In November 2021 I took part in a Mediaset production named 'A Pale Blue Dot'. It is a series of documentaries about geology, palaeontology and astrobiology. It aired on Focus TV: watch the fourth episode here!

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Piacenza chiama Marte (Piacenza calling Mars)

Ho curato la mostra "Piacenza chiama Marte", organizzata in collaborazione con Annarita Volpi e Girolamo Lo Russo. Qui sotto trovate tutti i dettagli! (English text at the bottom of the page) Come cercare scientificamente la vita extraterrestre?La mostra Piacenza chiama Marte risponde a questa domanda…

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Ichnology on Rai3

Me and Girolamo Lo Russo discussed the relationship between #ichnology and #Leonardo da Vinci. Where? On Rai3 #Liguria. Check the interview at this link!

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I have been interviewed about my research on Leonardo da Vinci

I have been interviewed about my research on Leonardo da Vinci and palaeontology. The interview has been presented on Telegenova: check the full interview here

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We discovered the palaeontological laboratory of Leonardo da Vinci

ANSA, the leading wire service in Italy presented my research about a new paleontological site (Pierfrancesco) very rich in ichnofossils. In the surroundings, Leonardo da Vinci discovered the true nature of fossils! Pierfrancesco, Italy. Leonardo da Vinci discovered the true nature of fossils by using the…

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The third episode of ‘A Pale Blue Dot’ is now online!

It's me, discussing about ichnology and astrobiology on Focus TV. The third episode of a 'Pale Blue Dot' is online! It is a documentary which aired on Focus TV. Watch the episode on Mediaset Infinity!

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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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