The Castilla-La Mancha Science Museum, located in Cuenca, has organized a total of five conferences, a book presentation, two temporary exhibitions, a guided tour and an astronomy workshop between November 2 and 6 with the objective of spreading science among the population.
As reported by the museum space in a press release, the cycle of conferences encompasses different fields of astronomy, from women in astronomy, volcanoes or amateur astronomy, among others. It will be held in person in the Museum’s auditorium and will also be broadcast live through the AstroCuenca YouTube channel. The sessions will be recorded so that they can also be viewed on delay.
The book ‘La clave de Birmingham’ by Jesús Martínez Frías, IGEO researcher and expert in meteorites, planetary geology and astrobiology, will also be presented, as well as president of the Spanish Planetology Network. ‘The Birmingham Key’ aims to be the thematic extension of the 62 planetary and astrobiological micro-stories of ‘The Darwin Message’, in a new and stimulating vision of the future.
In addition, on November 2, the exhibition ‘Astrónomas’ will be inaugurated, a journey led by women that will lead to discovering many of the mysteries of astronomy and that they have revealed with eagerness and courage.
On November 4, ’50 years changing the history of cancer ‘will be inaugurated. The Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) brings together the 10 most outstanding research milestones that have been developed in the last 10 years.
Finally, on Saturday 6, at 11.00 am, an astronomy workshop for the little ones will make them enter the Solar System, they will finish the workshop with the construction of their own sundial to learn what it is and how it works.