From April 12 to 18, connect with your curiosity and be part of this digital edition of the Puerto de Ideas Antofagasta 2021 Science Festival, an unmissable meeting where you can share with the most outstanding current scientists and researchers.

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Wednesday April 14th
Science and society
A life in science

In general, scientific activity involves rigorous, rational, analytical actions that tend to set aside the world feeling, emotion, passion...

April 14 at 11:00 am
Via Zoom
Science and society
From Freud to Zoom

How has psychotherapy changed over the years and what are the central discoveries that have made it the reliable, effective treatment that it is today?...

April 14 at 19:30
Saturday April 17th
In defense of neurorights

Advances in neuroscience, technology and artificial intelligence have introduced a range of possibilities for manipulating the human brain and thought...

April 17 at 10:30 am
Science and society
Scientific Café

Our modern-day lives are quite clearly framed and conditioned by algorithms to which we slowly adapt, for consumer purposes, education, work, information and leisure...

April 17 at 11:00 am
Science and society
From curiosity to scientific knowledge

For Erwin Neher, curiosity is the key ingredient in scientific research. It was thanks to curiosity that, along with his lab partner Bert Sakmann, he decided to resume studying the electricity that circulates through the human body...

April 17 at 11:30 am
Science and society
I don’t know: Science and the difficulty of communicating uncertainties

Exploring the unknown, posing and testing hypotheses, analyzing results, discussing those results and questioning them again and again: these are things that people in the sciences do on a daily basis...

April 17 al 12:30 pm
Sunday April 18th
Science and society
Scientific Café

The progress of digital technologies feels inevitable. It is becoming harder and harder to argue that faster, more powerful and less expensive systems aren’t more attractive than the old-fashioned kind...

April 18 at 11:00 am
Via Zoom
Science and society
The answers are in the data

Over the past several years data use and analysis have become increasingly important issues that have generated some intense debate...

April 18 at 12:30 pm
Science and society

Science and society
What happened to life on Venus?

The supposed discovery of life on Venus is a case in point, an incident that posed some very serious questions and sparked a gripping scientific debate...

April 17 at 17:00
Monsters and miracles of science

In this conversation, Labatut will share his experiences and thoughts regarding the notion of how science can become literature...

April 18 at 18:00 pm
Sistema solar abstracto