Screening documentary film The Decision: Edoardo Amaldi and Science without Borders

Europe/Zurich
500/1-001 - Main Auditorium (CERN)

500/1-001 - Main Auditorium

CERN

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Paola Catapano (CERN), Ugo Amaldi (TERA Foundation (IT))
Description

Screening of the historical documentary The Decision. Edoardo Amaldi and Science without Borders, English version of the Italian film La Scelta, by E. Agapito and Adele La Rana.

On the 30th anniversary of Edoardo Amaldi’s death, the film tells the story of the life and works of one of the most relevant scientific figures of the 20th century, from his commitment to the creation of CERN and ESA and the reconstruction of European physics to his contributions to the search of  gravitational waves. The film will be introduced by Nobel Laureate Barry Barish, who is writing a biography of Amaldi with film screen writer and physics historian Adele La Rana

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    • 16:25 16:35
      Introduction to the film by Barry Barish 10m

      Barry Barish, co-recipient of the Physics Nobel 2017 for the discovery of gravitational waves, will introduce the film with a few words on the figure of Edoardo Amaldi.

      Speaker: Barry Barish (Caltech)
    • 16:40 17:55
      Screening of the historical documentary The Decision. Edoardo Amaldi and Science without Borders, 1h 15m

      Screening of the historical documentary The Decision. Edoardo Amaldi and Science without Borders, English version of the Italian film La Scelta, by E. Agapito and Adele La Rana.

      On the 30th anniversary of Edoardo Amaldi’s death, the film tells the story of the life and works of one of the most relevant scientific figures of the 20th century, from his commitment to the creation of CERN and ESA and the reconstruction of European physics to his contributions to the search of gravitational waves. The film will be introduced by Nobel Laureate Barry Barish, who is writing a biography of Amaldi with film screen writer and physics historian Adele La Rana

      Speaker: Paola Catapano (CERN)