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 magmatic systems are distributed in 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. Are Mars and Venus still volcanically active planets?
  5. Which is the thermochemical evolution of one-plate terrestrial planets and exoplanets in the Universe?