Marco Regis

He was born in 1980 in the North-West of Italy. After B.Sc. in Physics and M.Sc. in Theoretical Physics at University of Turin, he obtained the PhD in Astroparticle Physics at SISSA, Trieste. He works as a post-doc at UCT and is a member of the AIMS Cosmology and Astrophysics research group.

Nacque nel 1980 nella regione nord-occidentale dell’Italia. Dopo la laurea triennale in Fisica e la laurea specialistica in Fisica teorica all’Università di Torino, ha ottenuto il dottorato in fisica astroparticellare alla SISSA, Trieste.
Lavora come assegnista di ricerca all’Università di Cape Town ed è un membro del gruppo di ricerca in cosmologia e astrofisica dell’AIMS.

What inspired you to study science, and astrophysics?

I thought it was a way to study philosophy looking more serious.

Ho pensato fosse un modo di studiare filosofia sembrando più seri.

A quote that inspires you?

“Life is like a Fat Thursday.”
“La vita è un Giovedì Grasso.”
— Dario D’Amico

Research interests

  • Dark Universe
  • Theories beyond standard model of particle physics
  • Cosmic-rays
A list of all Marco’s papers can be found here.


Favourite reference papers:

Cosmic-ray propagation and interactions in the Galaxy – Strong, Moskalenko, and Ptuskin (astro-ph/0701517)
Dark Matter Candidates: A Ten-Point Test – Taoso, Bertone, and Masiero (arXiv:0711.4996 )

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One Response to Marco Regis

  1. PENNA BIANCA says:

    I miss you.

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