Marco Dimitri

Consulting Analyst at Computer Crime Research Center. Engineering Electronics and Telecommunications. Seminar Analysis of Violent Crime University of Rome.
  • How atheist campaigner Madalyn Murray O’Hair became America’s most-hated woman

    This week, the film The Most Hated Woman in America comes to Netflix, with Melissa Leo playing Madalyn Murray O’Hair, the atheist who campaigned against the church’s influence in public and political life (the title comes from the headline on a 1964 interview with her in Life magazine). While...
  • Look, kids! Science!

    In my very first Experimental Error column in 2010, I made fun of standard science demonstrations, especially one I called “Let’s All Gawk at Liquid Nitrogen.” Why, I complained, were certain experiments so universal, especially when they showed nothing about what scientists actually do? Now, 7 years and 82...
  • George Pell: If police charge the Catholic Archbishop, we’re in uncharted territory

    Cardinal Pell strenuously denies the allegations made against him. The Ballarat-born 75-year-old is potentially the pope in waiting. All it takes is for Pope Francis to die suddenly, and one of the 120-odd Cardinals will be the next pope. It could be Cardinal Pell. Cardinal Pell is the head...
  • ‘People were screaming,’ witness to Mosque attack that killed one, injured 10 says

    At least one person is dead and several are injured after a van ploughed into worshippers near a mosque in London All the victims are from the Muslim community and two of the injured are in serious condition The driver of the van has been arrested on suspicion of...
  • The enduring problem of fighting high-rise fires

    The fire that raged through a London apartment building on Wednesday night horrified engineers for more than its terrible human cost—at least 17 people died in the blaze at the 24-story tall Grenfell Tower, and London authorities expect to find more as they search the still-smoldering ruin. It was...
  • ‘It was an inferno’: Witnesses watched in horror as residents trapped by London fire

    They banged on windows, screamed for help, dropped children from smoky floors in a desperate attempt to save them. Terrified residents of the Grenfell Tower in London, England, said there was little warning of the inferno that engulfed their highrise apartment building and left 12 people dead — a toll that...
  • German police officer, others injured in Munich subway shooting

    BERLIN — A police officer was shot in the head at a Munich subway station Tuesday after a man grabbed a colleague’s service pistol and opened fire, also wounding two bystanders, German authorities said. The officer’s injuries were considered life-threatening, Munich police spokesman Marcus da Gloria Martins said. The...
  • Earthquake off coast of Turkey felt in Athens

    A magnitude 6.3 earthquake off the western coast of Turkey and between the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chinos shook buildings from the Aegean Turkish province of Izmir to Greece’s capital of Athens on Monday. The epicentre of the quake was about 84 kilometres northwest of the Turkish coastal...
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines

    ON THIS PAGE      What are human papillomaviruses? Which cancers are caused by HPV? Who gets HPV infections? Can HPV infections be prevented? What HPV vaccines are available? Who should get the HPV vaccines? How do HPV vaccines work? How effective are HPV vaccines? Why are these vaccines...
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