Conference ”El cristal y la rosa”

Available now for the audience the video on the conference ” The cristal and the rose” given by Juan Manuel Garcia Ruiz, Professor of CSIC at the University of Granada, and presented by Javier Lopez Facal, Research Professor of CSIC. Please see the attached link below: http://www.edaddeplata.org/edaddeplata/Actividades/actos/visualizador.jsp?tipo=2&orden=0&acto=7065

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Conference ”El cristal y la rosa”- The impact of the idea of crystals in arts and thinking: Lorca vs. Dali.

We would like to invite you to the conference ” The cristal and the rose” of Juan Manuel Garcia Ruiz, Professor of CSIC at the University of Granada, presented by Javier Lopez Facal, Research Professor of CSIC. The conference will take place on Monday, March 2, at 19:00, at the student residence of Madrid (see attached document for details). Along with the precious contribution of crystallography to the advancement of science and technology, the idea…

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Presentation of the comic ”Something in the water”

Here you can watch Prof. Juan Manuel Garcia-Ruiz and Angel Fernandez from Jot Down talking about the comic festival ”Something in the water” that took place in Granada under the framework of the ERCcOMICSprogram. Check the related videos on https://youtu.be/8SSRdd__8Gk and https://youtu.be/KI3BiaIIYJk.

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Presentation of the comic ”Something in the water”

Last year the ERCcOMICS program created a series of 15 webcomics based on two ERC projects. One of them was the Prometheus Project, entitled ”Something in the water”. There are versions in English and French in pdf that can be downloaded from the website. For now we have the Spanish version in book form thanks to the editorial of Jotdown magazine. The book can be obtained here. The first presentation was made in Granada as part…

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Frankenstein and the origin of life

Frankenstein and the origin of life

This Friday, November 22, our Principal Investigator Juan Manuel García Ruiz, Research Professor at CSIC in the Laboratory of Crystallographic Studies will give the lecture: “Frankenstein and the origin of life” within the 5th “History of Physics: building the future” Course.

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Our Principal Investigator helps reveal the origins of Giant Geode

Our Principal Investigator helps reveal the origins of Giant Geode

The origins of Pulpi’s Giant Geode have been revealed in a recently published paper in the journal Geology. Our Principal Investigator, Juan Manuel García-Ruiz and colleagues have revealed the geological history of the large gypsum crystals within the now world-famous geode of Pulpí, in southeast Spain.

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The PROMETHEUS webcomic is to be presented in Paris

The PROMETHEUS webcomic  is to be presented in Paris

Once, life conquered Earth and now, four billion years later, SOMETHING IN THE WATER, the PROMETHEUS based webcomic is to be presented in Paris. Come see us if you can! Each ERC comic is the result of close cooperation between the researchers, the ERCcOMICS team and a comic-book artist.  On SOMETHING IN THE WATER, Till Lukat’s drawings and imagination accompany a Professor and his team on a research trip to find the remains of a…

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