Event ID:  8845
Contact Name:  Ruth Torres/Luisa Fernanda Zambrano-Marin/Yasmin Santiago
Contact Email:  rutorres@naic.edu
Contact Phone:  7878782612
Organization:  Arecibo Observatory
Event Web Site:  http://www.naic.edu
Dates:  3rd October 2015 to 11th October 2015
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Type:  Public
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Country:  Puerto Rico
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City:  Arecibo
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Event Name:  WSW @AO \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'15 Celebrating Hispanic Heritage in Science
Event Description:  The propose WSW @ AO celebration will host talks by Hispanic scientists from Wednesday to Saturday, hands-on activities, characters visits, demonstrations by the Puerto Rico Photonics Institute and a poster exhibit from Arecibo Observatory Space Academy Cadets, on Hispanic heritage. World Space Week: Schedule/ Talks: • October 7, 2015 at 11:00am – webcast with Eng. Carlos E. Durán Avilés – puertorican engineer working at NASA • October 7, 2015 at 1:00pm – “El radiotelescopio de Arecibo” by Eng. Luis Quintero – Director/Electronics Department • October 8, 2015 at 9:00am & 1:00pm – “Agua en el Sistema Solar” by Dr. Edgard G. Rivera Valentín - Staff Planetary Scientist, Chief Communications Officer/Arecibo Observatory • October 8, 2015 at 11:00am – webcast with Kelvin Ruiz – puertorican engineer working at NASA • October 9, 2015 at 11:00am – webcast with Dr. Wanda Díaz Merced – puertorican scientist from Harvard University • October 9, 2015 at 1:00pm – “History of Spaceflight” by Ms. Luisa F. Zambrano Marín – Director/AOSA • October 9, 2015 at 2:00pm – webcast with Javier Ocasio – puertorican aerospace engineer working at NASA • October 10, 2015 at 9:00am & 1:00pm – “Exoplanetas” by Prof. Abel Méndez - Associate Professor of Physics and Astrobiology at Planetary Habitability Laboratory/ University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo • October 10, 2015 at 11:00am – “En búsqueda de exo-lunas” – Rudy Rivera – REU Student / Dr. Edgard Rivera/ Other Activities: • Hands-on Activities for kids – shuttle/ Saturn mobile (October 7-10) • Hall Exhibit – Posters about “Hispanic Heritage” – AOSA (October 7-10) • Puerto Rico Photonics Institute – Laser demonstration – Jonathan S. Friedman (October 10) • 20th Century Fox- “The Martian” - Promo with character/astronaut – (October 10, after 2pm) • American Chemical Society-UPRRP-Scientific Demonstrations - (October 10, from 10:00am to 1:00pm)
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