The Locations of Bergamo Science Festival in 360˚

 

Bergamo Science is a festival of scientific journalism that is held every year in the month of October and involves a large part of the city of Bergamo and other places.

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The goal is to bring science “to the streets” and make it usable, at no cost, especially to youth and in the schools. The event is continuously growing in audience and in importance and is enhanced by 10 conferences held by Italian and international speakers: Nobel Prize Winners, and high profile scientists and researchers. And then…hundreds of events, exhibits, laboratories and shows, all distributed over ten venues in the city and neighboring towns.

The 360°Images are aimed at allowing a virtual tour of the main locations of the festival and to present the important events and activities. Following are only a few of the 360° Images created over the last two years of the event. To see all of the images published and to delve deeper we send you back to the website BergamoScienza.

Bergamo Scienza 2014

Also in 2014 the Event proved successful reguarding participation and attention, with over 150,000 attending. Conferences (also in streaming), laboratories, open days, exhibits and shows with international hosts for a total of 180 events brought the city, industries, schools, and neighboring areas to life for 17 days. The important guests/speakers were numerous as always. Among the many scientists and world famous protagonists we mention the two Nobel Prize Winners for Science Sidney Brenner and Michael S. Brown, the scientists Roberto Cingolani director of the Italian Institute of Technology of Genova, “L’Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia di Genova” and the astronaut Luca Parmitano.

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Liberty Square, Piazza Libertà, with the Whale, symbol of the Theme “SEA”

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Italian Astronaut Luca Parmitano tells about his experience in space

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Nobel Prize for Medicine Michael S. Brown and his research on cholesterol

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Collection of antique physics instruments at the Liceo Classico Sarpi


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Entrance Hall of Credito Bergamasco Bank with a painting Exhibit

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Presentation of research activites at Schneider Electric’s Experience Lab

Bergamo Scienza 2013

The 2013 edition observed the great success of an audience of over 150,000 present. In the course of the event 69 conferences were held, over a hundred laboratories, shows and exhibits. There were 145 internationally famous speakers: the three Nobel Prize Winners Claude-Cohen Tannoudji, Frank Wilczek, Jack W. Szostack and, among many other illustrious scientists, the Italian researcher Fabiola Gianotti head of the team at CERN that confirmed the existence of Higgs’ Boson. It is worth pointing out the exhibit of the sculptor Piero Cattaneo distributed among various locations thoughout the city.

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Liberty Square, “Piazza della Libertà” – Info Point and Laboratories

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i.LAB: Research and Innovation Center of the Italcementi Group

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The Nobel Prize Winner Frank Wilczek at Gaetano Donizetti Theater

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Fabiola Gianotti, Director-General of Geneva CERN, and Higgs Boson discovery


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Sculpture by Piero Cattaneo at the Adriano Bernareggi Foundation

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Sculpture by Piero Cattaneo at the Bergamo Province Palace

Bergamo Scienza 2012

The event in 2012 saw the participation of 120,000 in attendance. The edition was brought to life by 142 speakers, including 3 winners of the Nobel Prize for Science, Linda Buck, Bruce Beutler, James D. Watson, the Pulitzer Prize winner Deborah Blum, the scientist Ian Wilmut who cloned Dolly the sheep, the inventor of microcomputing Federico Faggin, and many more

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The Globe by Vincenzo Coronelli in the Angelo Mai Library in Piazza Vecchia

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Last Supper by A. Allori in the Board Room of Credito Bergamasco

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Exhibit of the Atom in ex Church of Magdalene, “Chiesa della Maddalena”

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Federico Faggin, inventor of microprocessor chip, Teatro Sociale – Città Alta


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A real glider in Piazza Vecchia in Bergamo Alta

Bergamo Scienza Brembate Sopra Torre Sole

The Astronomic Observatory Sun Tower, Torre del Sole, in Brembate Sopra


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