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Giuseppe Galletta Edit Profile

Astrophysicist , Astrobiologist

Giuseppe Galletta, Italian astrophysicist, astrobiologist. Achievements include discovery of Elliptical galaxies with polar rings, discovery of gas-counterrotation in disk galaxies; research in the dynamics of galaxies and astrobiology. Member European Astronomical Society (founding member), International Astronomical Union, European Exo-Astrobiology Network, ISSOl Astrobiology.

Background

Galletta, Giuseppe was born on January 3, 1954 in Messina, Italy. Daughter of Vincenzo and Giuseppina (La Fauci) Galletta.

Education

Degree in astronomy, University Padova, Italy, 1975.

Career

Exercise teacher University Padova, 1976-1977, professor, since 1985, University Milano Bicocca, 2006—2008. Research fellow National Research Council, Padova, 1977-1979. Astronomer Astronomical Observatory, 1979-1985.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of Elliptical galaxies with polar rings, discovery of gas-counterrotation in disk galaxies. Research in the dynamics of galaxies and astrobiology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Astrophysical Journal, Nature, others.

Membership

Member European Astronomical Society (founding member), International Astronomical Union, European Exo-Astrobiology Network, ISSOl Astrobiology.

Connections

Married Daniela Bettoni, May 31, 1979. Children: Eva, Anna.

father:
Vincenzo Galletta

mother:
Giuseppina (La Fauci) Galletta

spouse:
Daniela Bettoni

children:
Eva Galletta

Anna Galletta