Giovanna Tinetti bio photo

Giovanna Tinetti

Professor of Astrophysics at UCL - PI ERC program ExoLights

Public talks and outreach activities


My recent public science books

  • Good Atmosphere: Identifying the Signs of Life on Distant Worlds, in the book Aliens, Picador, New York, 2017.

  • I pianeti extrasolari, 2013, Ed. Il Mulino, Bologna, Italy.

  • See the feedback provided by the secondary schools in Tuscany who used the book as teaching material: Pianeta Galileo

Select radio & video programs

  • Invited guest Radio program RAI Radio3Scienza, Italy, Sept. 2016.

  • Invited guest BBC program The sky at night, Feb. 2016.

  • Film, 50 years of the UK in space, May 2012.

  • Film, Girlfriend in a Coma, directed and produced by Annalisa Piras, narrated by Bill Emmott, UK 2012.

  • Invited guest BBC program Stargazing live, Jan. 2012.

  • Interview with Adam Smith, Pod Academy, March 2012

  • Interview with Sir Patrick Moore, The sky at night, BBC, Sept. 2011.

  • Video program See Britain through my eyes, UK Foreign Office, June 2011.

  • Interview with Sir Patrick Moore, The sky at night, BBC, 2010.

  • Invited guest program Redes Spanish public TV (La 2) and international Spanish TV Channel, Nov. 2008.

  • EuroNews television program Water in the Universe, April 2008.

  • RAI television program Ambiente Italia, April 11th 2008.

  • Radio program RAI 3 Scienza, Italy, Nov. 2007.

  • RAI International television programme Italia Lab, Oct. 5th 2007.

Select public talks & lectures

  • Public talk at Science Festival in Genova, Oct. 2017.

  • DIAS School of Cosmic Physics Statutory Public Lecture, Dublin, Oct. 2017.

  • Public talk University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia, Sept. 2017.

  • Public talk Planetarium of Brisbane, Australia, Sept. 2017.

  • Public talk New Scientist, London, UK, Sept. 2017.

  • Speaker at Reflets dans l’eau, Torino, Sept. 2017.

  • Public talk, Climi planetari - che clima fa la’ fuori? DEEP program, University of Torino, April 2017.

  • Public talk Royal Institution, London, January 2017.

  • Public evening talk at DPS/EPSC, Pasadena, US, Oct. 2016.

  • Public lecture at Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, London, Oct. 2016.

  • TEDx talk Morgan Stanley, London, Nov. 2015.

  • Invited speaker event Made In, Il Circolo dei lettori, Torino, Italy, Feb. 2016.

  • Invited talk at Bayer, Milan June 2015.

  • Invited talk, Flamsteed Society, Greenwich, Jan. 2015.

  • Invited talk, Now. New, Il Circolo dei lettori, Torino, Italy, May 2014.

  • Invited talk, Planetarium of Milan, May 2014.

  • Invited talk, Società Astrofili di Tradate, Italy, May 2014.

  • Invited talk, Planetarium of Palermo, March 2014.

  • Invited talk, AstroFest, London, Feb, 2014.

  • Invited talk, Planetarium of Rome, Nov. 2013.

  • Invited talk, Planetarium of Rome, July 2011.

  • Invited lecture, Summer Science Academy Fondazione Agnelli, Turin, June 2011.

  • Public lecture Premières lumières de nouveaux mondes, Paris, Oct. 2010.

  • Invited speaker, British Science Festival, Birmingham, UK, Sep. 2010

  • Invited speaker, science debate, Trieste, Italy, June 2010.

  • Invited public lecture, European Week of Astronomy and Space Science, Hatfield, UK, April 2009.

  • Invited talk, Genova Science Festival 2008, Italy, Oct.

  • Invited cycle of seminars organised by CosmoCaixa/La Caixa Foundation, Barcelona, Girona and Lleida, Spain, Feb. 2008.

  • Invited speaker at the Science Festival, Genova, Italy, Oct. 2006.

  • Invited speaker, À la recherche des nouveaux mondes, Jussieu, Paris, May 11th 2006.