News archive 2010

08 Dec 2010

GianCarlo Ghirardi to talk at ICTP's Colloquium Series

"Conceptual aspects and problems of the quantum view of natural processes"

02 Dec 2010

ICTP's openEyA Earns International Recognition

ICTP's automated recording system "openEyA" (an acronym for "Enhance your Audience"), has received a honourable mention in the Education category of the Stockholm Challenge, an international awards programme that promotes the use of ICT tools and technologies for the development of people and society. Th...

02 Dec 2010

NEW: Call for Proposals for ICTP Scientific Activities

ICTP is inviting the international scientific community to submit proposals for the Centre's schools, colleges, conferences and workshops for its 2012 programme of activities. Each year, ICTP organizes about 50 activities either on its Trieste premises, or at other outside venues, these as a rule in an emergin...

26 Nov 2010

Optics Prize Spotlights Hands-on Education

ICTP in winning collaboration to improve optics education in developing world

24 Nov 2010

Guglielmo Marconi ICT Wireless Laboratory Inaugurated

An ICT wireless laboratory, named after Italian inventor and Physics Nobel laureate Guglielmo Marconi, was inaugurated on 23 November 2010 by ICTP Director Fernando Quevedo and Hamadoun Touré, Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The laboratory will provide a boost to ICTP's tr...

22 Nov 2010

Glimpses from ICTP's After 45 celebrations

The ICTP After 45 celebrations focused on  "Science and Development for a Changing World" and ran from 8 to 10 November 2010. The event attracted some of the greatest minds in science and dignitaries from Italy and around the world. Hear what some of the speakers, including Nobel Laureates and Dirac Meda...

19 Nov 2010

Luis von Ahn at ICTP

The computer scientist who helped pioneer the concept of "crowdsourcing" through such online projects as CAPTCHA and the ESP game will talk today at ICTP about harnessing human time and energy to address problems that computers cannot yet solve. Luis von Ahn, a professor in Carnegie Mellon Univerity's Computer Sc...

12 Nov 2010

ICTP, IAEA Launch School of Nuclear Energy Management

ICTP and the IAEA are cooperating for the next 3 weeks to train young professionals from developing countries in management techniques for nuclear technology. The First ICTP-IAEA School of Nuclear Energy Management, held in Trieste, runs from 8 to 26 November. The purpose of the capacity-building school is...

11 Nov 2010

ICTP LaserFest 13 November 2010

Watching your favourite movies on DVD. Surfing the web. Scanning barcodes at the grocery store. For the past 50 years, lasers have revolutionized the way we live. This milestone marks one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century! Through lectures, demonstrations and fun activities, ICTP's LaserFest will hel...