Nicola Mari

Planetary Geologist ● Volcanologist ● Cosmochemist


“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” (Carl Sagan)

Nicola Mari (PhD) - Researcher

Research interests:

Research questions:

  1. How life is generated in the cosmos? Are we alone? Which planetary conditions are essential for habitability?
  2. How many mantle sources are present on Mars? What's happened during formation of the Martian interior?
  3. There is a relationship between the duration of magma mixing in the magma chamber and the degree of explosivity of a volcanic eruption?
  4. It is Mars a still volcanically active planet?
  5. Which is the thermochemical evolution of one-plate terrestrial planets and exoplanets in the Universe?