In memory of Francesco Palla

Daniele Galli, Filippo Mannucci


Francesco Palla, Director of the Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory up to 2011, died suddenly last January. He was also well known in Florence for his commitment to spreading knowledge of science and was one of the founders of this journal. Here we should like to remember Francesco in his role of eclectic scientist and passionate communicator.

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