“Are you a no-vax?”

- It sounds like an accusation.

“Are you trying to evade the question?”

- Before answering, can I tell you a little anecdote?

“All right”.

- Your question reminds me of a journalist interviewing the director of a film, where female characters were definitely not very…


Vaccinarsi o non vaccinarsi? Non è sempre facile decidere, ma di una cosa possiamo essere certi: la possibilità di decidere non dovrebbe mai venire meno. In altre parole, nessun vaccino dovrebbe mai essere reso obbligatorio.

Scopo di questo mio articolo è offrire alcuni spunti di riflessione sul tema controverso dei…


Questo breve scritto, sotto forma di domande e risposte, presenta in modo sintetico l’essenza della proposta del ‘doppio voto elettorale,’ che utilizza sia i numeri positivi (per rappresentare i voti favorevoli) che i numeri negativi (per rappresentare i possibili voti contrari, di natura difensiva), al fine di proteggere le nostre…


This short text, in the form of questions and answers, presents in a synthetic way the essence of the proposal of introducing a ‘double electoral vote’, which makes use of both positive numbers (to represent the favorable votes) and negative numbers (to represent the possible votes against, of a defensive…


Imagine that an infectious disease is spreading around the world, and that a test is available, with for example a proven accuracy of 90%. Ask yourself the following question:

What is the likelihood that I am infected, if the test is positive?

Usually, people answer that the probability is 90%…


Immaginate che una malattia infettiva si stia diffondendo nel mondo, e che sia disponibile un test, con ad esempio una precisione dimostrata del 90%. Fatevi la seguente domanda:

Qual è a probabilità che io sia infetta/o, se il test è positivo?

Solitamente le persone rispondono che la probabilità è del…


Preamble

Before deciding to post this article on Medium, I explored the possibility of publishing it in some medical journals. Of course, I did so without being particularly optimistic, its content being decidedly in contrast with the dominant medical thought. The first attempt I made was with the journal Medical Hypothesis…


The name “Bohr” usually evokes one of the fathers of quantum mechanics, the famous Danish physicist Niels Bohr, who among other things enunciated the so-called complementarity principle, emphasizing the presence of dual aspects in our way of interacting and observing reality. …


The coronavirus emergency has put many under house “arrests.” How are we experiencing this precautionary measure? Do we simply kill time, not to go crazy, or do we consider this moment of suspension as an opportunity, not to be wasted?

To give you an example, the other day I was…


Translation from Italian of an interview by Antonella Vitelli with Massimiliano Sassoli de Bianchi, Turin, published on Lentiapois on March 21, 2020.

A tragedy, a disaster, one of the worst “accidents” that could ever happen to us. What is coronavirus? Physicist Massimiliano Sassoli de Bianchi calls it a “hacker created…

Massimiliano S. de B.

Physicist, writer, editor, researcher and self-researcher. For more info: www.massimilianosassolidebianchi.ch

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