Meteors Great and Small

Abundant streaks of light have raced across the night sky this week during the peak of the Perseid meteor shower. The light show happens every year in mid- to late-August when Earth’s orbit intersects with the trail of debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle. While the Perseids and other major showers (Geminids, Orionids, and Leonids) draw … Read more

Blissett, Morrison and the others: the English Serie A meteors

Beckham and Platt, Hitchens and Ince, Gascoigne and Smalling. Not only big: there is a series of players who certainly did not leave an indelible memory … Francesco Pietrella 10th of July – Milano Englishmen of Italy. Beckham and Platt, Hitchens and Ince, Gazza and Smalling. Not just big, though: do you remember Ravel Morrison? … Read more

Italy-Belgium, from Lukaku jr to Baseggio the meteors passed for Serie A

45 Belgians have passed in Serie A. Mertens and Lukaku know them all, but there are also some who have passed without a trace but hide interesting stories … Francesco Pietrella July 1 – Milano Not only Nainggolan, Mertens, Scifo and Gillet. Among the Belgians of Italy there are also them. The other Lukaku, the … Read more