A great festival of knowledge will take place from April 17 to 23 with more than 100 free activities that take place between talks, conferences and exhibitions.
The essential kind of people with nature, nasty volcanic eruptions, the hidden history of science and the incredible evolution of cacti, are some of the things that will be delivered in Puerto de Ideas Antofagasta 2023.
A great scientific festival presented together with Escondida BHP is running a program of more than 100 free activities to celebrate its 10th anniversary and will take place between 17 and 23 April.
The festival was inaugurated by the eminent Argentine biologist and ecologist Sandra Myrna Díaz. In the conference, entitled Nature and humanity, Eden, prey or garden, a professional, one of the first researchers in the conservation of biodiversity in the world, will have the importance of the relationship between people and their nature. This action with free entry in the Municipal Theater of Antofagasta on April 21 at 7:00 am
In Cactus in the Atacama Desert, an incredible story of evolution and survival, biologist Pablo Guerrero will give an exciting talk about cacti, a group of plants that have evolved and colonized extremely arid places.
On the part of the documentary filmmaker Fernando Luchsinger enters the Bosques del mar, a world that cares about the importance of kelp forests, which provide a significant part of the oxygen we breathe, and are the refuge and food of hundreds of species.
Cinema and science meet in an action hosted by geologists Alfredo Esquivel, a memorable discussion about Volcanic Eruptions in Hollywood, which will address the myths and truths of the representations of eruptions on the big screen. For his part, Ale Garin-Fernandez, a doctor in microbial ecology, in Science and art with identity, will travel together, the symbiosis of science and art, and the importance of diversity in ecosystem communities.
Antofagasta Port of Ideas: thinking about science
To think about science from different perspectives, is that some of the more than 100 activities that the Puerto de Ideas Antofagasta 2023 Science Festival yielded this year.
One of the main guests of this edition is the Italian philosopher of science Telmo Piavani, who will be the star of the conference entitled Serenity, a story about the unexpected in science, where he will address the importance of chance and chance in scientific studies.
Biologist and popular scientist Gabriel León is another guest in this version of the festival that will celebrate its tenth anniversary in Antofagasta. In the activity entitled Dark Science, Necessary History, which is one of the most popular popular science in Chile, will take a journey through the most serious secrets in the history of science, such as forced sterility, twins in childbirth, dermatological separation. experiments carried out in prisons and much more.
What are we looking for at the bottom of the sea and in the depths of the world? This will be the question of the astrophysicist and biochemical expert, Viviana Guzmán, and the marine biologist Rubén Escribano will address it, in an interesting moderated dialogue. journalist Polo Ramírez. It will be a journey through the knowledge and projections of endless studies, up to the most disturbing theories about the depths of the universe.
The details of the Puerto de Ideas Antofagasta 2023 Science Festival program can be found on the website, where you can also register and get free tickets to participate in different activities.