The DNA tends to become entangled, yet according to a research carried out by Cristian Micheletti of the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) of Trieste and by Enzo Orlandini of Università di Padova, it is possible to obtain knot-free filaments by having them pass through a nano-channel. The research is now one of the "hot papers" in the Soft Matter review and is now accessible free of charge for a four week period.
The call for the Master in Complex Actions (MCA) of SISSA, the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste, is now open. The course, which aims at integrating scientific thought with the practices of public and private organizations, has now reached its third edition and will feature this year two important new elements: the focus will be on Energy and the destination of the study trip will be Saudi Arabia.
Applications must be received by Tuesday, April 2nd 2013 at 12.00 (Rome time).
June 17-21, 2013 - SISSA
Hilbert schemes of points are a traditional field of interest for algebraic geometers. Work by Nakajima and others established a relation between their geometry and the representation theory of Heisenberg-Clifford algebras.
More recent research connected Hilbert schemes with other infinite-dimensional algebras, such as Cherednik algebras, quantum Heisenberg algebras, Kac-Moody algebras, and so on. This conference aimed at providing an updated survey of the state of the art in this area of research in its various aspects.
February 27th, 2:30 p.m.
SISSA - Main Lecture Hall
The equations of General Relativity have been solved only in very simple cases. Frans Pretorius of Princeton University held at SISSA a public conference to illustrate the innovative method he has employed to obtain solutions of Einstein's General Relativity in realistic problems for modern astrophysics like, for instance, the collision of black holes.
La scuola media Guido Corsi e la Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), nell'ambito del "Progetto teatro", il 26 febbraio 2013 alle ore 11.00 per le scuole cittadine e alle ore 17 per il pubblico, hanno presentato l'opera teatrale di Bertolt Brecht "Vita di Galileo".
Sul palco dell'Aula Magna della SISSA ragazzi e scienziati hanno dato vita a una specialissima versione della famosa opera che celebra la libertà del pensiero scientifico.
July 15-26, 2013 at SISSA
Social Cognitive Neuroscience is an emerging field with an interdisciplinary vision on human behavior in social contexts. This perspective, built on confluence of neurological, cognitive, and social sciences, addresses fundamental questions about the interaction between the mind/brain and the social world.
July 15-26, 2013 at SISSA
SCoNe School Structure
Giovedì 7 febbraio 2013, ore 17.30
SISSA - Aula 128
Il Laboratorio Interdisciplinare per le Scienze Naturali e Umanistiche della SISSA ha organizzato il terzo degli appuntamenti legati al mondo della fotografia vista come ponte tra arte e scienza.
Il titolo di questo nuovo incontro è stato "Giochi di luce" e sarà tenuto da Andrea Tomicich.
On Thursday 31 January an international delegation of MEPs of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats visited the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA).
"He landed the job because he has connections." How many times you have heard these words? Now a study confirms what is apparently only a stereotype. The research, published in the Journal of Statistical Physics, which also involves the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) of Trieste, is entitled, quite eloquently, "The Social Climbing Game".
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