As it had been announced some weeks back the Science Tunnel by German non-profit organization Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science, will be in exhibit in Costa Rica, and the dates and venue have now been announced.
Children and adults alike can enjoy this fun and educational experience from Thursday, November 2 through Sunday, December 10 at the Villa Olímpica in Desamparados.
The exhibit features different modules, one on The Universe which tries to answer questions on the creation of the world and reveals investigations on this topic; another on The Matter, where visitors will be introduced to the materials that will be used in the future; a third one on Life explaining the origins of life and the different existing ecosystems; The Brain, The Complexity, Health, Energy, Society and Investigation on Public Universities complete the exhibit. The last module mentioned was added exclusively for the Costa Rica presentation and focuses scientific investigations that have been developed in the universities in the country.
“The Max Planck Science Tunnel addresses the megatrends of the 21st century. It takes you on a journey through the major issues of basic research, from the origins of space, the idiosyncrasies of the wonder that is the brain, to the vision of sustainable energy supplies. Objects, illustrations, interviews, films and experiential media spaces of augmented reality provide an introduction to the topics, offer insights and create a network interlinking future technologies”, explains the Max Planck Society web page.
The Science Tunnel has been around since year 2000 it has been presented in 15 countries in three different continents, light panels, videos, images in 3D, multimedia content, virtual and augmented reality make this a very attractive presentation.
The exhibit will be open to the public from 9 a.m through 4p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and its completely free of charge.