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«Space in cinema: fiction and reality» at Aiguaviva Highschool

«L’espai al cinema: ficció i realitat»
Xavier Luri, ICCUB [IEEC-UB]
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Spaceships that travel at the speed of light, teleportation, worm holes… These are common elements present in the cinematic representation of space exploration. However, which ones are fiction and which reality?

The director of the Institute of Cosmos Sciences (ICCUB-IEEC), Xavi Luri, will tackle this question in the talk «Space in cinema: fiction and reality» that will take place next Friday, December 17 at the Aiguaviva Highschool in Mollet del Vallès.

Here you have all the details of the event:


In this talk, we will contrast the conquest of space as it is represented in films and shows with the scientific reality of space exploration.

When? Friday, December 17 at 9:50 am

Where?  Aiguaviva Highschool (Mollet del Vallès)

Aimed at an adult audience.


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