And so it all began: A personal tribute to the man behind the scientist
SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, EH9 3FD Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Published online: 30 December 2017
At the time I began my scientific career as a PhD student under the supervision of Claudio Spitaleri, the Trojan Horse Method was still in its infancy. Like with any new-born idea, it took time and passion and effort to plant the early seeds that would eventually develop into a now well-established method in nuclear astrophysics research. Here, I offer my own recollection of those early years as a personal homage to Claudio’s unique mix of human traits that shaped our professional relationship for many years since.
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