Prometheus at the Science Week

Prometheus at the Science Week

Science is essential for the evolution of the humanity. This is the reason why science community should encourage kids, teenagers and adults to explore the magic world of science. The Week of Science (November 7-12, 2016) is an event that offers the opportunity to get a closer look at the work that scientists do. We invited the students of several schools of Granada to join our journeys inside giant crystal caves in Mexico, camp in…

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LEC goes back to Space!

LEC goes back to Space!

Prof. Garcia-Ruiz organized the 1st ‘International Training School on Crystallography for Space Sciences’, supported by the COSPAR, the IUCr, the INAOE and the BUAP with the participation of scientists from UNAM, NASA, ESA, the University of Groningen, the Laüe-Langevin Institute, the UVa-CSIC, the Hokkaido University, the IPGP, the Tohoku University and the McMaster University. For 17 days the 30 MSc-/PhD-students and Post-Doc researchers that attended the School received intensive courses about Crystal Growth, Symmetry and…

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Field trip to Malaga

Field trip to Malaga

This field trip of Prometheus project in search of alkaline systems was near its base; at the alkaline springs related to serpentinized peridotites in Malaga province. We visited several methane-rich and hyper-alkaline spring sites within Ronda peridotite massif (La Hedionda, Fuente Amarga Spa Tolox, Fuente Alfaguara, Fuente Amargosa, Baños del Puerto and Baños del Duque). Getting access to the spring sites included “negotiations” with spa owners and local farmers as some of the sites were…

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