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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2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table

2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table

2019, 150 years since the Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleev became famous for discovering the pattern behind what we now know as the periodic table of elements, has been declared #IYPT2019, the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. For this reason, Descubre, the Andalusian Foundation for the Dissemination of Innovation and Knowledge, asked us to reveal our favorite element. Juan Manuel García-Ruiz, Principal Investigator of PROMETHEUS, reveals his own from the Laboratory of…

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Read the PROMETHEUS webcomic: “Something in the water”

Read the PROMETHEUS webcomic: “Something in the water”

Don’t miss Till Lukat’s “Something in the water”, the webcomic based on our own PROMETHEUS project is already on its 7th chapter. Join “Prof. De Arce” and his team on their crystallographic and biomorph seeking adventures on: bit.ly/SomthngWatr “Something in the water”, el webcomic de Till Lukat basado en nuestro proyecto PROMETHEUS ya va por su séptimo capítulo. Únete al “Prof. De Arce” y su equipo en sus aventuras cristalográficas en busca de biomorfos: bit.ly/SomthngWatr

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