Physics

Art And Artificial Intelligence: An Odd Couple?

This past Thursday I held a public lecture, together with my long-time friend Ivan Bianchi, on the topic of Art and Artificial Intelligence. The event was organized by the "Galileo Festival" in Padova, for the Week of Innovation. Ivan is a profes ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Oct 16 2021 - 5:28am

MicroBooNE Finds No Hint Of Sterile Neutrino. Science Advances By What We Do Not Find Too.

M icroBooNE did not find the sterile neutrino which it was designed to instead it found the absence of the sterile neutrino. That too is finding something. In fundamental research sciences we learn both by what we find and do not find. To make a predictio ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Oct 27 2021 - 10:28pm

A Few Lectures You May Want To Attend To

In the next few days I have a busy schedule with a few lectures gravitating around the use of deep learning technologies for fundamental physics research. This is of course no news, but I thought that my blog is the proper place to list a few pointers, in ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 2 2021 - 3:54am

Searching In The Dark: Unsupervised Learning Meets Fundamental Science

The title of this post is the same of a non-technical presentation I gave today at the 2021 USERN Congress. The USERN (Universal Scientific and Education Research Network) is an organization fostering the diffusion of science, which provides prizes to rese ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 6 2021 - 9:57am

Gravitational Waves In 3D, Thoughts On Visualization Of A Fundamentally Different Astronomical Messenger.

O ne of the strongest results that Astronomy can produce is an image, a picture of a distant natural event we would never otherwise know about. Gravitational wave astronomy, however, focuses on just detecting gravitational waves. Each detector, which must ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Nov 19 2021 - 1:56pm

One More Episode In The Dark Matter Search Saga

Do you remember the DAMA-LIBRA experiment? It is a underground detector made of sodium iodide crystals buried under the rock of the Gran Sasso mountain in central Italy, which took data for over a decade in the search of the elusive signal that slowly-movi ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 23 2021 - 6:39pm