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SAPHIR Millennium Institute: what are we made of at a fundamental particle level?

Where did matter come from? What are the laws that govern the subatomic world? What can technological applications be developed from Particle Physics? These…

Power buoy installed in the ocean

Open Sea Lab: The first step to promoting the use of renewable marine energy in Chile

A buoy, anchored two kilometers from the UC Coastal Marine Research Station in Las Cruces, will drive the country's marine renewable energy industry's…

Clownfish swimming

"Lighting Nemo": Why Clownfish Need Their Sleep?

The streetlights on docks or ports are affecting marine life, scientists warn. A new study shows how artificial night light significantly impacts the clownfish…

Picture of a computational model of the antennas in the desert.

CTA-South Observatory: At the Frontier between Astronomy and Physics

The new CTA-South Observatory will be located in the middle of the Atacama Desert. It will be the first window to the high-energy universe installed in Chile…

Pelicans over a cliff full of guano

The importance of seabird guano in pre-Inca agriculture

The research, led by anthropology professor Francisca Santana, provides novel scientific evidence on using the so-called "white guano" in the highly productive…

amazon deforestation

Rising deforestation puts Amazon at risk of becoming a virus hotspot

Increasing deforestation could transform this green lung of the continent into a new source of viruses that cause pandemics. This was determined by an…

How to look at the world from other perspectives

The "notion of the body" and "landscapes of memory" are the concepts that give rise to the reflection on two projects that merge science and art. They are…

Paul Amouroux

UC Centers and Field Stations: The gateway for international postgraduate research

The French entomologist Paul Amouroux has traveled around Chile for two years. He is developing his Fondecyt postdoctoral project on unknown Chilean species of…

Group of migrant women waiting for a bus.

International Migrant Day: Challenges of Cultural Integration in Today's Chile

Work, studies, and religion are some essential aspects when thinking about how to integrate foreigners who come to the country. Their own identity and culture…

Group of students discussing during an engineering workshop

Art and Science: A Firm Commitment to Interdisciplinarity

Exploring nanotechnology and neurology is unusual from an art and design point of view. But for the ArTeCiH Contest, that is the goal: to cross the boundaries…

Why solar eclipses are important to science?

Araucanía will be the scenery of one of the most captivating Astronomy events: an eclipse. For two minutes, the sky will darken completely, revealing only a…

Astronomer Jay M. Pasachoff explains everything about eclipses in the next Golden Webinar.

Astronomer Jay M. Pasachoff is uniquely positioned to share recent scientific work related to eclipses, international coordination of observations, and plans.