Last update: 13th August 2004

Born: La Brigue, France, May 17, 1942.
Married: Anna Imponente, one son:
Italian citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Academic Qualification: Professor, Chair of Theoretical Physics

Institution: University "La Sapienza", A. Moro 5 - 00185 Roma
Home via Savoia 37 00198 Roma
Phone: +39-06-4991-4304



Fax: +39-06-4454992

Curriculum Vitae:

Main Scientific Publications:

Coauthor, among others, of the following books:

  1. (with J. Bardeen, B. Carter, H. Gursky, S. Hawking, I. Novikov and K. Thorne) "Black holes", Ed. B. and C. de Witt, Gordon and Breach, New York, 1973,
  2. (with M. Rees and J.A. Wheeler) "Black Holes, Gravitational Waves and Cosmology", Gordon and Breach N.Y. 1974, also translated in Russian as "Cernie Diri Gratazionnie Volni I Kosmologia", Mir, Moscow 1974,
  3. (with H.Gursky) "Neutron Stars, Black Holes and Binaries Sources", D. Reidel, Dordrecht, 1975,
  4. (with R. Giacconi et al.) "Physics and Astrophysics of Neutron Stars Black Holes", North Holland Pub. Co. Amsterdam 1978
  5. (with Humitaka Sato) "Black Holes", in japanese, Chuo Koron-Sha, Tokyo 1976,
  6. (with Fang Li Zhi) "Basic Concepts in Relativistic Astrophysics", in chinese, Science Press, Beijing 1981, also translated into english,, World Scientific, Singapore 1983,
  7. (with Francesco Melchiorri) "Gamow Cosmology", North Holland Pub. Co., Amsterdam,1986,
  8. (with H. Ohanian) "Gravitation and Spacetime" W.W. Norton and Co., New York 1976,
  9. (with H. Ohanian) "Gravitazione e Spazio-Tempo" Zanichelli, Bologna 1997
  10. (with H. Ohanian) "Gravitation and Spacetime" W.W. Norton and Shin Won Agency Co., Seoul 2001
  11. (with R. Giacconi) Physics and Astrophysics of neutron stars and black holes, Cambridge Scientific Publishers, 2009