Ignazio Ciufolini, Italian physicist. Principal investigator LARES mission Italian Space Agency, since 1998; fellow United States National Research Council, 1988. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Italian Society Gravitation (board directors since 1996), International Science Foundation (international physics award 2001).
From teaching assistant to lecturer University Texas, Austin, 1982-1986, research associate, 1986-1988. Visiting professor University Trento, Italy, 1989. Research associate National Research Council of Italy, Rome, 1989-1999.
Professor University Lecce, Italy, since 1999. Visiting professor University Rome, 1995-1996. Member fundamental physical in space committee European Space Agency, 1993-1994.
- Gravitation and Inertia
- Einstein's standard and battle-tested geometric theory of gravity--spacetime tells mass how to move and mass tells spacetime how to curve--is expounded in this book by Ignazio Ciufolini and John Wheeler.
1982 - 1986
1989 - 1999