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LAS Physics Faculty to Present at Adler Planetarium Mi Galaxia es Su Galaxia Event

Mar 05, 2014
Faculty members from the LAS Department of Physics will be on hand this Saturday, March 8, at the Adler Planetarium for the Mi Galaxia es Su Galaxia (My Galaxy is Your Galaxy) special event to welcome Spanish-speaking families for a celebration of the universal world of science.

Developed in partnership with with Latino organizations and Chicago-area institutions, Mi Galaxia es Su Galaxia is a one-day event designed to encourage Latino families to experience science together in their own language. Participants will enjoy a range of scientific experiences presented in Spanish including sky shows, lectures and demonstrations. A diverse group of renowned Latino scientists and local volunteers will be on hand to conduct experiments, lead interactive activities and answer questions throughout the day.

Mi Galaxia es Su Galaxia will feature special programming and presentations that are set to include Professor Juan-Carlos Campuzano, Assistant Professor Ursula Perez-Salas, and Visiting Assistant Professor Claudio Ugalde from the UIC Physics department.

For more information, visit http://migalaxia.adlerplanetarium.org.