An interview with Alfredo Carpineti
Ooh. I’ve just noticed this so thought I’d reblog it.
Dr Carpineti did the London Marathon last weekend too!
Current Job: Science Journalist
Scientific Discipline/Field: Astrophysics
Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): G
What does your job involve?
I work for ‘I fucking Love Science’. I write three articles a day about new research being published, mainly on physics and astrophysics.
How did you get to this job (education etc.)?
I have a B.Sc. from La Sapienza, Rome, an M.Sc. in quantum fields and fundamental forces and a Ph.D. in astrophysics both from Imperial College London.
Do you feel being LGBT has affected your career decisions?
Yes, I felt I couldn’t really be myself in Italy so I decided to move to London to continue my studies.
Have you had any reactions from colleagues about being LGBT, either good or bad?
The reactions to my sexuality have mostly been good. I’ve never had a bad reaction personally, but I know of somebody, another Ph.D…
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