Google dedicates a doodle to Kanō Jigorō, “father of judo”

Google dedicates a doodle to Kanō Jigorō, “father of judo”

Google’s tribute to Professor Kanō Jigorō, on his 161st birthday. The doodle published today by the Mountain View company, and illustrated by the Los Angeles artist Cynthia Yuan Cheng, celebrates the “father of judo”, the first Asian member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1909. The invention of “Judo” Born on October 28, 1860 … Read more

“Medicane”, the Mediterranean cyclone: ​​what it is and how it is formed

“Medicane”, the Mediterranean cyclone: ​​what it is and how it is formed

The disturbance that is affecting southern Italy, in particular Calabria and Sicily, has a name: ‘Medicane’. “It is a cyclone that develops in the Mediterranean – Enrico Scoccimarro, expert on extreme events and climate scenarios at the Euro-Mediterranean Center Foundation on climate change, explained to Corriere della Sera – has certain characteristics of a hurricane … Read more

TikTok, here is “DigitalMente”: a project to promote digital education in schools

TikTok, here is “DigitalMente”: a project to promote digital education in schools

An educational project to promote safety and create a positive digital environment. “DigitalMente. Learn, create and share digitally safely” was born from TikTok, the video platform loved by younger people which therefore is at the center of many concerns and has often promoted initiatives dedicated to the topic, such as Safety Week. The project partner … Read more

Active volcanoes in Italy: the complete list

Active volcanoes in Italy: the complete list

Based on the state of activity, the scientific community divides volcanoes into two main categories: extinct and active. The latter can be further divided into two subgroups: quiescent and with persistent activity. The first are volcanoes whose last eruption took place over the last 10 thousand years and which, despite being in a resting phase, … Read more