Category: Events

The Slinky seismometer

Coming back from three overwhelming days passed at Rome Maker Faire 2015, visited by more than 100,000 people, we would like to share our experience. This year we were representing INGV, acknowledged as official Partner. The low cost seismic station project we usually talk about in this blog was accompanied, at the booth 12 …

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We are about to come back to Rome to attend the Maker Faire. You can find us at INGV stand –  pavilion I, booth 12 – with a prototype of a “Slinky” seismometer consisting of a mass suspended on a slinky spring , attached to …

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A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit this morning, 7:50 local time, the Northern Apennines between Prato and Bologna provinces, in proximity to Brasimone lake and Castiglione dei Pepoli village. Up to now, the quake is the main shock of an ongoing seismic sequence started …

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October the 5th, at 19:03, the S-13 seismic sensor has been locked and secured for traveling back to Pisa. The Maker Faire Rome 2014 is over! We cannot find words to describe what a great experience has been to be …

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LA GILBERTA gets a new facelift for the Maker Faire with a clean and simple design to show all the components. The upcoming event will be in Rome, from 3 to 5 October at the Auditorium.The open source seismic station …

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Lots of people visited our department during Bright 2014, the Tuscany event for the European Researchers’ Night (#brightoscana, #ern).

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