Unpublished writing is like masturbation or coitus interruptus, something shameful and unsatisfying.

David Lodge, Small World, 1984


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The Square Kilometre Array Project & Italy-South Africa Research Collaboration : Insider Magazine South Africa, 2nd edition, November 2014 - PDF

Mattia Vaccari, Il Cielo in uno Schermo (The Sky on Screen), DEV (Developing Software Solutions), Computer Science Magazine, October 2001 Issue, *IN ITALIAN*, HTML, PDF main file, ancillary file #1 and ancillary file #2 (without figures) or Gzipped-tar-ball with all files.

GAIA Technical Reports

SAG-CUO-61 : Statistical Model of Galaxies (Vaccari & Høg, 15 Mar 1999)
SAG-CUO-69 : Simulated Observations of Galaxies with GAIA (Vaccari & Høg, 27 Aug 1999)
GAIA-CUO-104 : A Statistical Model of Galaxies (Vaccari & Høg, 30 Jan 2002)
GAIA-CUO-105 : GAIA Galaxy Survey: a multi-colour galaxy survey with GAIA (Vaccari, 1 Feb 2002)


Simulating Astronomical Instrumentation : Constants, Formulae and Other (Hopefully!?) Useful Stuff : link

N.B.: Of course, most publications above are somehow copyrighted, therefore you can only "use" them at your own "risk"! Personally, I support Richard Stallman's views on scientific publication's copyright as summarized here, but, more practically speaking, I would also like to add that

Articles freely available online are more highly cited. For greater impact and faster scientific progress, authors and publishers should aim to make research easy to access.

"Online or Invisible?", by Steve Lawrence, Nature, Volume 411, Number 6837, Page 521, 2001.

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