posted May 27, 2013, 5:09 AM by Alejandro Solernó

A time lapse condensing one year in Mars in 1 minute!


posted Apr 29, 2012, 10:21 AM by Alejandro Solernó   [ updated Apr 29, 2012, 4:00 PM ]

We have discussed these ideas in class, and in fact, some of you put forward questions that appear in this talk.
We also discussed a book, called The Gods Themselves, which is an interesting take on the multiverse hypothesis.

Hope you enjoy it!

(From TED talks)

James Cameron at the end of the World...

posted Mar 26, 2012, 6:00 AM by Alejandro Solernó

Photo from National Geographic
Photo from National Geographic Website

James Cameron has reached the bottom of the Mariana Trench, the deepest point in the ocean, 11 km below the surface.

I guess filming the Titanic was not enough... 

Best Joke on Time Travel

posted Mar 8, 2012, 3:26 AM by Alejandro Solernó   [ updated Mar 8, 2012, 3:28 AM ]

Always a good fun. And the physics is very good!

A classic question...

posted Feb 3, 2012, 5:40 AM by Alejandro Solernó

Nobel Prize in Physics 2011

posted Oct 11, 2011, 4:44 AM by Alejandro Solernó

The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for research into the acceleration of the Universe.
A good analysis from my favorite blog Cosmic Variance, and the official news on the Nobel site.

Wind Farm inauguration in Rawson

posted Oct 11, 2011, 4:39 AM by Alejandro Solernó   [ updated Oct 11, 2011, 4:40 AM ]

Wind Farm in Rawson

A new Wind Farm was inaugurated on Sep 29th, providing a total of around 50 MWh, close to Rawson, in the province of Chubut. 
The turbines take advantage of the steady, regular winds of Patagonia, and provide a clean source of energy that we can only hope will continue to increase in Argentina.

Inauguration of Atucha II

posted Oct 11, 2011, 4:30 AM by Alejandro Solernó   [ updated Oct 11, 2011, 4:33 AM ]

The president of Argentina officially inaugurated Atucha II, Argentina's 3rd Nuclear Power Station. It is the second reactor in the Atucha Complex, near Lima, in the province of Buenos Aires, 200 km north from Capital Federal.
Once fully operational, it will provide 700MWh, increasing the percentage of Nuclear Power in Argentina from the current 6% to 10%.

Find some news coverage in here, and here.

Tecnópolis update

posted Aug 22, 2011, 6:21 AM by Alejandro Solernó   [ updated Aug 22, 2011, 6:24 AM ]

Tecnópolis closes today (Monday 22nd of August) but it will open again on September 2nd.

Find all the update here:

Launch of rocket Gradicom II

posted Jul 12, 2011, 7:10 AM by Alejandro Solernó

A two stage rocket was launched yesterday in Chamical, La Rioja. It was fully designed and developed in Argentina. The launch was successful, and it is one more stage in the development of rockets that could possibly carry satellites into orbit.

Here's a video from the launch, from Dominio Digital

Find an article from Pagina12 mentioning the launch.

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