The Sun is the star that illuminates our planetary System and that it is the source of life on our home planet as we know it. However, how has this celestial body come to be? How are other stars and planets formed?
Jayashree Balakrishna (HSSU) and Ruxandra Bondarescu (ICCUB), two world class scientists, and an 11-year-old have written the perfect educational book that everyone will enjoy. Illustrations by the 11-year old make the book even more endearing. This work combines science and poetry to open your eyes to the amazing world of everyday birds.
ICCUB-IEEC’s researcher Josep Manel Carrasco gave an interview at the radio programme “La República Santboiana” (Ràdio Sant Boi) last Wednesday, November 24, where he discussed various astronomical news.
Institute of Cosmos Sciences PhD Student, Mar Carretero, has been selected by the school La Forja of Alpens as the leading character of a videogame proposal that the school students will design and submit to the contest CientifiKs En Joc.
The astrophysicist from the Institute of Cosmos Sciences (ICCUB), Gemma Busquet, went to the School Escola Pia Balmes in Barcelona to give the outreach talk “The Solar System” to the fifth-grade class.
Enriching and pleasant. This are the adjectives used by Anoia’s local newspaper l’Enllaç to describe the participation of the astrophysicist from the Institute of Cosmos Sciences, Mercè Romero, last Monday, October 25 at the Aula d’Extensió Universitària per a la Gent Gran de l’Anoia (AUGA).
ICCUB’s PhD student Toni Bertólez has won the ACCC award for scientific dissemination in Social Networks
The award ceremony is set in the context of the 30th anniversary of the ACCC (Associació Catalana de la Comunicació Científica). These awards are given to projects with a good impact, scientific rigour, gender perspective, innovation, linguistic inclusivity and educational purposes.
From the Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the University of Barcelona (ICCUB) we are very pleased to announce the winners of the drawing contest “Draw your own Asteroid!” 2021.
New research points toward the existence of “naked” singularities that encourage us to rethink the validity of General Relativity
In an article published in BBC’s journal Sky at Night researchers, among which we find ICCUB’s Postdoc researcher Tomas Andrade, study the possible existence of “naked singularities” that would put into question the prediction power of General