Looking up

Chile’s star-rich skies up there with the best

Men’s Journal magazine has named Chile’s skies among the top ten in the world for stargazing quality.

Friday, April 18, 2014 A meteor shower viewed from Chile’s Atacama region. Photo courtesy of Yuri Beletsky Category: Education

Rural schools

Chile celebrates National Day of Rural Education

Students and teachers celebrate day of rural education in honor of educator and Nobel Prize winning poet Gabriela Mistral.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Students in Talca celebrate the National Day of Rural Education. Photo via Municipalidad de Talca Category: Education

Share the music

Chile’s national library welcomes major music collection

Alicia and Álvaro Correa Álvarez gift the Chilean public an amazing array of poems and music along with a memorial performance.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Traditional musicians Alicia and Álvaro Correa Álvarez donated their vast collection of music and po Category: Education - Culture

Hidden art

University welcomes Chile’s largest colonial-era art collection

Santiago’s Universidad Católica is the new home of over 600 works of art dating back to the 1600s.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 The Gandarilla Infante collection of colonial-era art is now open to the public through a new galler Category: Education

Hotter than the sun!

Telescope in Chile reveals largest yellow star ever seen

Discovery of giant star more than a thousands times the size of the Sun could help us understand the evolutionary process of hypergiants.

Friday, March 28, 2014 Astronomers in Chile have discovered the biggest yellow star ever found. Photo via ESO Category: Education
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