Workshops & fairs: The Institute of Cosmos Sciences will participate in the 26th Science Week from November 12 to November 21

Title
26a Setmana de la Ciència
By
Xavier Luri, ICCUB [IEEC-UB]
Eduard Masana, ICCUB [IEEC-UB]
Óscar Jiménez, ICCUB
Date
Contact
divulgacio@icc.ub.edu
Open to all

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)