Science “invades” the UABC

Mexicali. You can now visit the Universum Museum of Science exhibits brought to the Baja California community by the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC), which can be enjoyed on all three campuses over the next three months. Admission is free and for all the public.

The “80s Robots, Computers, and Other Wonders” exhibition is being held in Ensenada; In Mexicali, “Tell me your genes and I’ll tell you who you are“; While in Tijuana the “Mosaic of Sciences: Matter, Life and Mathematics” is shown..

’80s Robots, Computers and Other Wonders Exhibition It presents various samples that make up the historical memory of the scientific and technological development of computing and robotics. It is located in the lobby of the Information Technology and Library Administration Building, Punta Morro Unit, Ensenada Campus, Ensenada-Tijuana Highway #3917, Playitas Subdivision. Her interview hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

In “Tell Me Your Genes I’ll Tell You Who You Are” And it was found that knowing the genetic characteristics of individuals allows each person to know the extent of the risk of contracting the disease before symptoms appear, in order to avoid or delay its appearance, complications and repercussions. This exhibition is located in the Museum of the Institute for Cultural Research, Campus Mexicali, located at Via L and Via Reforma, Colonia Nueva. Attendance hours are: Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, from Wednesday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

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In the exhibition “Mosaic of Science: Matter, Life and Mathematics”.“, Visitors will be able to try out various interactive equipment capable of sparking science curiosity in both infants and adults. This is located in the Álvaro Plancart Room of Art, Tijuana Campus, located in Calzada University No. 14418, Tijuana International Industrial Park. It can be visited from Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

At the opening ceremonies of the three exhibitions, UABC President Dr. Luis Enrique Palafox Meister emphasized that this is an effort by the university to promote scientific and technological careers in the children and youth of Baja California. “This is why it is important to bring them closer to the university community and society in general,” he said.

He added that through this type of exhibition, UABC fulfills the responsibility of expanding and sharing the benefits of science and culture with society. He also thanked the National Autonomous University of Mexico for facilitating these exhibitions and for allowing access to the Baja California community.

Teacher Vanessa Verdugo González, Head of General Coordination of Cultural Guidance of UABC University, stated that these exhibitions are an invitation to engage in the culture and dissemination of science, activities that are not only the responsibility of researchers or scientists, but also of all people.

“Through these three exhibitions and others, UABC aims to make all knowledge affordable, useful and transforming the life of the state, the nation and the entire environment,” said teacher Ferdugo González.

Both university authorities required attendees to be, in addition to visiting these exhibitions, their main promoters. “I would like to see rooms full of girls and boys who come visiting from primary, secondary and secondary schools, but also whole families,” emphasized the rector.

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