Corpus ID: 119280447

Evaluation of Italian astronomical production: 2010-2012

  title={Evaluation of Italian astronomical production: 2010-2012},
  author={R. Gratton},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
  • R. Gratton
  • Published 2014
  • History, Physics
  • arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics
The purpose of this document is to present a few statistics about the role of Italian astronomy, focusing on the production by INAF (Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica). Data are presented but very few comments are given. We did not use lists of members of different scientific INAF macro-areas because a few trials showed that they are largely incomplete and result in an underestimate of the Italian astronomical production by more than a factor of two. The structure of this document is as follows… Expand