Talks

Here are some of the talks and seminars I gave on various topics.

  • Small But Mighty: The Tiniest White Dwarf and Other Stories, Colloquium at Boston University, October 2021.
  • Small But Mighty: Hunting for Extreme White Dwarfs, Colloquium at the University of Maryland, October 2021.
  • Small But Mighty: The Tiniest White Dwarf and Other Stories, Colloquium at the University of British Columbia, August 2021.
  • The effect of magnetic fields on the X-ray polarization from black holes, Invited talk, Polarized Radiation near Supermassive Black Holes workshop, Princeton Center for Theoretical Science, NJ, May 2021..
  • Small But Mighty: The Tiniest White Dwarf and Other Stories, Colloquium at Caltech, April 2021.
  • Understanding neutron stars with X-ray polarization: the beginning of a new era, Colloquium at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, April 2021.
  • Hunting for white dwarf merger remnants with ZTF, Colloquium at Roma Tre, Rome, Italy, February 2021. Slides.
  • New realistic models for the X-ray polarization of neutron stars, COSPAR 2021, Sydney, February 2021. Slides. Video.
  • The Colibri X-ray TelescopeCOSPAR 2021, Sydney, January 2021. Slides. Video.
  • X-ray Polarization of Neutron Stars and Black Holes, TAPIR seminar, Caltech, January 2020. Slides.
  • The Colibrì mission, Invited talk, Multifrequency Behaviour of High Energy Cosmic Sources – XIII, Palermo, Italy, June 2019. Slides.
  • Testing general relativity with accretion onto compact objects, Invited talk, Multifrequency Behaviour of High Energy Cosmic Sources – XIII, Palermo, Italy, June 2019. Slides.
  • Shining Black Holes: Testing Gravity with Colibrì, talk, Testing Gravity 2019 conference, Vancouver, Canada, January 2019.
  • Hunting for ancient brown dwarfs with TMT, talk, TMT Science forum 2018, Pasadena, California, December 2018. Slides.
  • Shining black holes: what gravitational waves won’t tell you, Invited Seminar at the Black Hole Initiative at Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 2018. Slides. Video.
  • Buchi Neri a raggi X, Invited Seminar at the Istituto di Astrofisica e Planetologia Spaziale, Rome, Italy, November 2018.
  • Globular cluster ages from cooling brown dwarfs, talk, 2018 Spring Symposium: The 21st Century H-R Diagram: The Power of Precision Photometry, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, April 2018. Slides.
  • Probing black holes magnetic fields with QED, talk, Alsatian Workshop on X-ray Polarimetry, Strasbourg, France, November 2017. Slides.
  • X-ray polarization from compact objects: QED effects, Invited Seminar, University of Tübingen, Germany, July 2017. Slides.
  • X-ray polarization from compact objects: QED effects, Invited Seminar, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, April 2017. Slides.
  • X-ray polarization from compact objects: QED effects, talk, High-throughput X-ray Astronomy in the eXTP era conference, Rome, Italy, February 2017. Slides.
  • X-ray polarization from black hole accretion disks: QED effects, poster, Testing Gravity conference, Vancouver, Canada, January 2017.
  • The enhanced X-ray Timing and Polarimetry mission, talk, Canadian Space Exploration Workshop, Montreal, Canada, November 2016.
  • X-ray polarization from compact objects: QED effects, Invited Seminar, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, November 2016.
  • Pulsar glitches and EOS, talk, Phases of Dense Matter workshop, Seattle, Washington, July 2016. Slides.
  • X-ray polarization from black hole accretion disks: QED effects, poster, First science conference on the XIPE mission, Valencia, Spain, May 2016
  • X-ray polarization from black hole accretion disks: QED effects, talk, eXTP Meeting, Shanghai, China, April 2016
  • Modelling pulsar glitches with different equations of state, talk, TALENT 2015: Nuclear Physics of Neutron Stars and Supernovae workshop, Seattle, Washington, June 2. Slides.