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KOSMOS in the 21. century

The book "KOSMOS nel XXI secolo | Kosmos im XXI. Jahrhundert", recently published by Villa Vigoni Editore | Verlag, is edited by Giacomo de Angelis, President of the Italian Alexander von Humboldt Society and Research Director of the Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro at the Institute of Nuclear Physics.

The anthology contains the contributions to the conference of the Italian Alexander von Humboldt Society, which took place at the German-Italian Centre for European Dialogue Villa Vigoni in Loveno di Menaggio from 11 to 14 April 2019. The conference was dedicated to the 250th anniversary of Alexander von Humboldt's birth and offered an up-to-date look at Humboldt's last work and his intellectual legacy: Kosmos - Entwurf einer physischen Weltbeschreibung.

The volume contains contributions by Siegrid Agostini, Enno Aufderheide, Ignazio Becchi, Pietro U. Dini, Tommaso Giuseppe Ferro, Sotera Fornaro, Francesco Paolo Gallotta, Riccardo Ginevra, Diletta Giuntini, Antonello La Vergata, Francesca Lupi, Corrado Malandrino, Patrizio Malloggi, Marwan S. Mousa, Giulio Navarra, Ana Montaner-Pizá, Riccardo Pozzo, Sandra Rebok, Berta Rubio, Katharina Salzmann, Carlos Sambricio, Carlotta Santini, Nuria Sanz, Yaseen A. Al-Soud.

The book can be purchased in printed and digital form in bookshops or on Amazon.


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