Saturday 21 April 2018, 19:00 - 21:00
National Geographic Festival of the Sciences

Atomic conversations

MAXXI Auditorium – admission €3*
free entry for holders of the myMAXXI card, with the possibility to reserve a seat for the first 10 to write to mymaxxi@fondazionemaxxi.it before the day prior to the event, until full capacity
On the occasion of the exhibition Gravity. Imaging the Universe after Einstein, in collaboration with the National Geographic Festival of the Sciences.

A humble, heartfelt and graceful declaration of love for all Italian science.

A film by Felice Farina
distributed by Istituto Luce Cinecittà, 2018. 84′

A road movie in search of contemporary physics that takes up the challenge of rendering comprehensible and captivating subject such as general relativity and quantum mechanics: an educational comedy, embellished by fantastic archive footage, which explores the everyday life of those who have chosen to devote themselves to asking question.

Speakers
Giovanni Amelino-Camelia Associate Professor of theoretical physics – Università La Sapienza, Roma and scientific advisor of the exhibition
Catalina Oana Curceanu First Researcher Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Frascati
Felice Farina film director
Guglielmo M. Tino Professor of atomic physics – Università di Firenze

 
*Partecipants in the National Geographic Science festival may visit the exhibition GRAVITY. Imaging the Universe after Einstein (through to 6 May 2018) at a discounted price of €8.00 (instead of €12.00) and purchase tickets for the two screenings at MAXXI on 21 and 22 April within the ambit of the festival events at €2.00 (instead of €3.00, subject to availability) on presentation of their festival ticket at the museum ticket office.
Visitors with a museum ticket and myMAXXI cardholders may purchase (subject to availability) tickets at €1.50 each equating to a 50% discount) for all of the Science Festival events at the Auditorium Parco della Musica through to 22 April.

Other events of the Gravity cycle

01 January 2018
Wave Hunters
26 January 2018
COSMOpoLIS
06 April 2018
Dear Albert
10 April 2018 - 13 April 2018
Cacciatori di Onde