The Institute of Cosmos Sciences will take part in the 26th edition of Science Week from November 12 to November 21 with a varied offer of activities and talks. Here’s the events programme with all our proposals:
TOC-TOC TALK: «SPACE IN CINEMA: FICTION AND REALITY»
We will make a comparison between the conquest of space portrayed in films and the scientific reality of space exploration.
By Xavi Luri (ICCUB-IEEC)
When? Friday, November 12 at 11 am
Where? Escola Tècnico Professional Xavier (Barcelona)
Link to the activity
PUBLIC OBSERVATION OF THE MOON WITH A TELESCOPE’S SESSION AT LA VERNEDA
In this activity, we will have the chance to closely observe our satellite and identify its most remarkable features (such as seas, craters, etc.) in a telescope’s session at the borough of La Verneda, Barcelona.
By Xavi Luri and Eduard Masana (ICCUB-IEEC)
When? Friday, November 12 at 8 pm
Where? La Palmera square, La Verneda (Barcelona)
WORKSHOP: «3D CONSTELLATIONS AND A VIRTUAL WALK THROUGH THE GALAXI WITH GAIA»
One of the most characteristic constellations of our sky is Orion. In this workshop you will build a model of Orion in three dimensions considering the position and distance among each of its stars. Afterwards you will enjoy a walk through the Milky Way with the help of the Gaia Satellite and discover how Orion appears from different points of view.
By Eduard Masana (ICCUB-IEEC) and Óscar Jiménez (ICCUB)
When? Monday, November 15 at 6 pm
Where? El Mirador, Mirador square s/n (Castellar del Vallès)