Book

Un breve viaje por la ciencia
José Ramón Alonso Peña, Casto Rivadulla Fernández, Jara Pérez Jiménez, Luis M. Martínez Otero, Eduard Aibar Puentes, Ana Crespo Blanc, José María Seguí Simarro, Francisco Javier Novo Villaverde, Michele Catanzaro, Teresa de los Arcos, Antonio Torralba Burrial, Irene Suárez Martínez, Fernando Jesús Ballesteros Roselló, Manuel González Bedia, Lourdes Verdes-Montenegro Atalaya.
Universidad de La Rioja
1st edition: 2009
Format: Paperback, 17 x 24 cm
133 pages
ISBN: 978-84-96487-46-8
Language: Spanish

The book includes the winners of the science popularization contest Ensaya’08 – “Teresa Pinillos” organized by Nexociencia, which aims to promote public understanding of science and encourage the use of Spanish as a vehicle for disseminating research in all the areas of knowledge. The collected works are: ‘Fray Junipero and autism’, ‘The language of neurons’, ‘Antioxidants and food ‘, ‘The biological significance of art’, ‘The parallel progress of knowledge and ignorance: the case of cosmology’, ‘Homo sapiens?: … a drama in three acts’, ‘Two sexes, why?: cellular, genetic and agronomic aspects of asexual reproduction of plants’, ‘From Genome Project to personalized medicine’, ‘Things that happen in a world of networks’, ‘Supernano ‘, ‘Theory of evolution and society: 150 years and a note of attention ‘, ‘Chemical marriage, the great unknown’, ‘Cosmic radiation, scientists and Nobel awards’, ‘Artificial Intelligence: Sonata in quattro movimenti and coda’, ‘Galactic dances’. The work is illustrated by the students of the School of Arts and Design of La Rioja.