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Luca Tancredi Barone

Back in 1998, when my grandmother looked at my university thesis on blue compact dwarf galaxies, she asked me, puzzled, "what exactly do you use this for?" I then realised that, perhaps, I had to reconsider my career ambitions. It took me another couple of years to decide to definitively leave the field of astrophysics and concentrate on science communication. 

After a 2-year master, I became a freelancer journalist. I became a science correspondent for newspapers and radio, as I like the immediacy of the news coverage. In particular, I worked for more than eight years in a daily science radio programme, in Italy. In parallel, I also collaborated with various magazines in print and online.

In 2008, I decided I needed a change, so I moved to Barcelona, Spain. After some years of colourful but not very far-reaching experiences, I ended up in 2011 in the communication team of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine. Inbetween, I also worked for one year in the Netherlands at the European Space Agency, in the Directorate of Human Spaceflight, where I had the unique opportunity to meet and work with many of the European astronauts

I currently freelance for, the Italian newspaper Il Manifesto, two Spanish magazines and I just started collaborating with a German radio station called Radio Colonia

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