Popular science and science teaching
by S. Esposito


Popular science and science teaching
by S. Esposito




La bottega di Mastro Galileo
Popular meetings on specific scientific topics


Strumentaria
Physics instruments of relevant didactical interest


Popularizing science...


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La bottega di Mastro Galileo
Popular meetings on specific scientific topics

Probabilistic interpretation and paradoxes in Quantum Mechanics
May 2014

Wave-particle duality, wave function and the uncertainty principle
May 2014

Old quantum theory of Bohr-Sommerfeld
May 2014

Atomic spectra: Thomson and Rutherford models
May 2014

Light quanta: blackbody radiation, photoelectric and Compton effects
April 2014

Coherent light, interference and holography
May 2013

Caustic reflections and Loch Ness monsters
April 2013

Time arrow in elementary and complex phenomena
April 2013

From macroscopic to microscopic world: energy, entropy and... toothpicks
March 2013

Oddities in Quantum Mechanics:
Schrodinger's cats and "entangled" states

March 2011

Turbulent motion of fluids (with applications)
November 2010

Water supercooling and the Mpemba effect
October 2010

Can sunlight shift the Earth onto a different orbit?
September 2010

Fractals and the geometry of Nature
May 2010

Nuclear chain reaction and the making of the first atomic bomb
May 2010

Left/right invariance in natural phenomena
and the experiment by Madame Wu

April 2010

Tunneling in Quantum Physics
March 2010

The synthesis of the chemical elements in the Universe
March 2010

The building blocks of the Universe
February 2010





Strumentaria
Physics instruments of relevant didactical interest

Strumentaria
Physics instruments of relevant didactical interest



Instruments of didactical interest

Mechanical Engine (Automatic Hourglass)
Realized (December 2010) by S. Esposito,
E. Gandolfo, S. Testa

Stevin's Inclined Plane
Realized (November 2010) by S. Esposito,
A. Goretti, S. Montella, V. Passeri

Inclined Plane
Realized (November 2010) by S. Esposito,
R. Ciervo, G. Murgia, M. Schiano

Random Event Generator
Realized (November 2010) by S. Esposito,
G. Carnovale, F. Coja, A. De Martino, F. Lemetre,
A. Piscitiello, A.M. Scalella, S. Varriale

Set of "Entropic" Pendulums
Realized (May 2009) by S. Esposito,
R. D'Isanto, V. Gioiello, V. Mastella, N. Tortorelli

Coupled Pendulums
Realized (May 2008) by S. Esposito,
D. Di Costanzo, R. Frasca, V. Mastella, N. Tortorelli






Instruments of historical interest realized for

Galilei's Inclined Plane
Realized (December 2007) by S. Esposito,
M. Artiaco, D. Di Costanzo, F. Fruttauro, V. Gioiello,
A. Pisano

Demonstration device
Galilei's Law of Chords

Realized (February 2008) by S. Esposito,
L. D'Esposito, F. Giugliano, V. Mastella,
N. Tortorelli, L. Romano

Set of Pendulums
Realized (March 2008) by S. Esposito
M. De Biase, F. De Simone, A. Costa, R. Frasca,
A. Ingaldi, S. Lopez, D. Riccio, G. Vacca, I. Venza







Popularizing science...

Popularizing science...

The establishment of a "new" science
and the historical case of the Atwood machine

Popular conference for the inauguration of the historical Cabinet of Physics "Bonaventura Secusio"

Liceo "Bonaventura Secusio"
Caltagirone (CT)

May 2015


The peculiar fame of Ettore Majorana
XXIV Week of Scientific Culture 2014





Popular Conference at Liceo Scientifico "Ettore Majorana"
Rome

March 2014





Ettore Majorana as a scientist
Popular conference at the launch of the book
Ettore Majorana, lo scomparso
by Stefano Roncoroni


Sala degli Atti Parlamentari
Biblioteca del Senato "Giovanni Spadolini" - Rome

November 2013



Ettore Majorana, genius and mysteries

Popular conference at the I.S.I.S.S. "Ettore Majorana"
Seriate (Bg)

May 2013


History of a burning candle
Simple experiments for great ideas

Video 1 Video 2 Video 3 Video 4 Video 5

Popular conference at the Astronomical Park "La Torre del Sole"
Brembate di Sopra (Bg)

May 2013


Enrico Fermi
A bridge between Italy and U.S.

Popular conference for the Vergilian Society, The Harry Wilks Study Center
Villa Vergiliana, Cuma (Naples)

February 2013


Ettore Majorana: genius and mysteries

Popular conference at the Liceo Scientifico "Francesco Sbordone", Naples
December 2012


The general achievement of Newton's Mechanics
A reconstruction of Atwood's experiments


Popular movie presented for the first time at the XIII Universeum Meeting
NTNU, Trondheim - Norway

June 2012


Fermi and Majorana
The birth of theoretical physics in Italy

Conference for the course on History of Physics
University of Naples "Federico II"

June 2012


Corpuscles of electricity
Cathode rays and Thomson's experiments

Conference for the course on History of Physics
University of Naples "Federico II"

June 2012


Fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Maxwell theory
The Hertz and Michelson-Morley experiments

Conference for the course on History of Physics
University of Naples "Federico II"

May 2013, May 2012


The genesis of the novel concept of electromagnetic field
M. Faraday and J.C. Maxwell

Conference for the course on History of Physics
University of Naples "Federico II"

Conference at the Faculty of Engineering
at the University of Bergamo

May 2013, May 2012


The birth of Theoretical Physics in Italy
Award ceremony of the project
Gli strumenti raccontano

Popular conference at the Physics Museum
of the University of Naples "Federico II"

December 2011


Bruno Pontecorvo and the enigma of solar neutrinos

Popular conference at Città della Scienza, Naples
December 2011


Ettore Majorana: genius and mysteries

Popular conference at Città della Scienza, Naples
November 2011


Eugenio Moreno
and Ettore Majorana in Naples

Talk at the launch of the book
La luna a strisce
by Lucia Amendola Ranesi


Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici
Palazzo Serra di Cassano - Naples

June 2011


Macedonio Melloni
and the refrigerating power
of moonlight rays

A reconstruction of a historical experiment


Popular movie presented for the first time at the XII Universeum Meeting
Palazzo Cavalli - Padua

May 2011


Launch of the book:
La cattedra vacante
Ettore Majorana: ingegno e misteri


A public debate with Arnaldo Bruni and Paolo Rossi
Sala Ferri of the Gabinetto Vieusseux at Palazzo Strozzi - Florence

April 2011


Galilei, Stevin and the motion along an inclined plane

Popular conference at the Physics Museum
of the University of Naples "Federico II"

February 2011


Enrico Fermi (1901-1954)

Popular conference at the Physics Museum
of the University of Naples "Federico II"

Lifelong learning programme Comenius Project "Following the famous scientists"
September 2009


Launch of the book:
La cattedra vacante
Ettore Majorana: ingegno e misteri


A public debate with S. Paleari, E. Recami, G. Salesi and E. Giannetto
Faculty of Education at the University of Bergamo

November 2009


Launch of the book:
La cattedra vacante
Ettore Majorana: ingegno e misteri


A public debate with R. Pettorino, E. Recami and G. Miele
Faculty of Science at the University of Naples "Federico II"

October 2009


Energy transmission with electromagnetic waves: experiments with the microwave oven

Popular conference at the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bergamo
May 2010, June 2009


The exhibition "Il laboratorio di Galileo"

Video of the backstage of the exhibition

Video of the inauguration of the exhibition


An exhibition at the Physics Museum of the University of Naples "Federico II"
September - December 2009


The scientific contributions
by Ettore Majorana

Historical studies to honor the centenary of the birth
of Ettore Majorana


Popular conference coordinated by F. Majorana and chaired by G. Moncada
Introduction by Hon. G. Burtone
Terrazza S. Domenico - Militello Val di Catania (CT)

September 2006


The unknown lectures
of Ettore Majorana in Naples

The recovery of the Moreno Paper


Conference for the inauguration of the World Year of Physics in Naples
Aula Magna Storica - University of Naples "Federico II"

October 2004


Appunti su Majorana
An exhibition on the unknown works by Ettore Majorana
by S. Esposito, E. Recami and R. Battiston


Perugia Science Festival
Loggia dei Lanari at the Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo - Perugia

September 2004