Chilean scientist discovers a new natural satellite orbiting the Earth

It was a fortuitous finding. At the beginning of August this year, the Unidad de Astronomía of Universidad de Antofagasta (Universidad de Antofagasta’s Department of Astronomy) announced Farid Char’s incidental finding of an asteroid close to the Earth. The object was named Atón 2014 OL339. In a later study, carried out by the Universidad Complutense […]

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Chile Turns to Scientific Tourism

Science and travel have always been linked. Nowadays hundreds of researchers have worked their way through different parts of Chile while discovering new touristic destinations related to science and exploration.

ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT). Credit: ESO/S. Brunier