News 2006

Nov 7, 2006

The Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias to take part in Meeting Point 2006


The Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias is taking part, for the seventh year running, in Barcelona Meeting Point, the main European real estate event as a a public works project in this international meeting to be held on 12th November

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Nov 4, 2006

International experts present their latest findings on food contaminants in brain development


From 3rd to 5th December, the Museo de las Ciencias will be hosting the International Conference on Food Contaminants and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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Nov 3, 2006

A Beluga Whale is born in the Oceanográfico of the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias


· This is the first birth of one of this species in a European centre
· For at least a month, the Arctic zone will be closed to the public

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Oct 31, 2006

The Museum exhibits the best Spanish projects of the Europan 8 Architectural Competition



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Oct 28, 2006

The Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias organises the 9th Christmas Art Competition for primary and secondary schoolchildren

· The winner will provide CAC’s Christmas Greetings image

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Oct 25, 2006

L'Oceanogràfic takes part in a research project in the Antarctic

The Army’s Antarctic Campaign has been presented today at the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias

The Head Veterinary Surgeon at the Oceanogràfic, Daniel García, will collaborate in a study of parasites in seals and sea -lions

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Oct 20, 2006

L´Oceanogràfic of the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias shows a special short film of The Mermaid

To mark the release in DVD of the Disney classic on 25th October.

Moreover, competitions will be held in the Mar Rojo auditorium and special workshops in the classrooms of the Education Building.

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Oct 18, 2006

L´Oceanogràfic displays a collection of silver fish

Until 31st January

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Oct 18, 2006

Ciudad de las Artes to hold Science Week in November

The programme includes interactive workshops, talks, scientific round-table conferences and projections, among other free-of-charge activities.
Ann Druyan, a collaborator of Carl Sagan, will address the conference with “Science as an established cult” on 30th November.

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Oct 16, 2006

Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias Foundation to hold the 3rd Idea Awards Event


La Fundación Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ha convocado la III Edición de los Premios Idea, unos galardones que premian a cuatro jóvenes profesores, investigadores y creadores de la Comunidad Valenciana que destaquen especialmente por su proyección y futuro en las categorías de Ciencias Básicas, Tecnologías, Ciencias Sociales y Comunicación, Arte y Humanidades.

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Oct 15, 2006

More than 150,000 people visited the Ciudad de las Artes over the 9th October and Hispanidad holidays


Más de 150.000 personas han visitado la Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias desde el pasado sábado 7 de octubre hasta hoy domingo, 15 de octubre, coincidiendo con las fechas festivas del Puente del 9 de Octubre y el de la Hispanidad.

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Oct 15, 2006

Première of the "The Night of the Martians" at L´Hemisfèric, a combination of planetarium and theatre


L´Hemisfèric de la Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias incorpora en su programación a partir del próximo viernes 20 de octubre “La Noche de los marcianos”, un nuevo espectáculo que combina el planetario con el teatro científico en una singular versión teatral de la visión de Marte a lo largo de la historia de la humanidad, el presente y el futuro.

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Oct 14, 2006

International experts present the latest advances on the role of nitric oxide in cerebral processes

From 22nd to 24th October at the Museo de las Ciencias

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Sep 21, 2006

The Ciudad de las Artes y la Ciencias publishes the book "The Legacy of Science. Severo Ochoa"

"The Legacy of Science. Severo Ochoa" is the first volume of a series dedicated to the legacy of Nobel prize-winners, an exhibition that can be visited on the second floor of the Museo de las Ciencias and which includes, apart from the legacy of Severo Ochoa, collections belonging to Jean Dausset and Santiago Ramón y Cajal.

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Sep 7, 2006

The Hemisfèric hosts the photographic exhibition "POSITHIV+" of Médicos sin Fronteras

The photographer Pep Bonet visited six African countries and accompanied Médicos sin Fronteras with his camera. His personal view was captured in 39 photographs that make up “POSITHIV+”, the new exhibition that can be visited from today, 7th September till 4th October in the hall of the L´Hemisfèric at the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

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Aug 31, 2006

The Hemisfèric renews its autumn programme with the IMAX production "Coral Reefs"

L´Hemisfèric of the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias will include, from next Friday 15th September, the IMAX film “Coral Reefs”, which tells the story of two explorers and researchers’ expedition over a ten month journey. The film shows the most spectacular sea beds on the planet, such as the Australian coral reef, the islands of Fiji and Tahiti and the Rangiroa Atoll, places which so far now have only been accessible to expert divers and which the spectators will be able to enjoy through this new IMAX film in L´Hemisfèric


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Aug 3, 2006

The Oceanográfic has the first pregnant Beluga Whale in captivity in Europe

The Regional Minister of the Inland Revenue and Employment and President of the CACSA Board of Directors, Gerardo Camps today spoke of the research and reproduction in captivity projects that are being developed at the Oceanográfic and which “have made it an internationally recognised centre of the utmost importance”. The biology and veterinary team announced that the Beluga whale “Yulka” is pregnant, an event that they referred to as “extraordinary”. It will be the first birth in captivity of this species recorded in Europe.

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Jul 27, 2006

Dolphin show, synchronised swimming and music at ¿L¿Oceanogràfic Nights¿

“L´Oceanogràfic Nights”, which, for the second time running is being held at l´Oceanogràfic, provides the public with an opportunity to enjoy several special activities during August from 8 p.m. till midnight.

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Jul 26, 2006

Gerardo Camps stresses the commitment of the Valencia Regional Government to new technologies at the Campus R&D Day Conference.

The President of the Board of Directors of the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Gerardo Camps, stressed the commitment and close relationship of the Valencia Regional Government with Campus Party “that every summer is becoming an ever greater space for the technological coexistence of internet surfers”. Camps made this statement during the presentation of the keynote speech by the ex-Mayor of New York, Rudolph Giuliani, at the Campus R&D Day Conference held at the Museo de las Ciencias.

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Jul 21, 2006

Keynote speech of Rudolph Giuliani at the Museo de las Ciencias as part of the R&D Conference of Campus Party 2006

Next Wednesday, 26th July at the Museo de las Ciencias, Campus Party will be attended, for one conference day only, by researchers, investors, universities and Administrations. Apart from holding a round table conference on R&D and investment, each research group will exhibit its project in a practical way.

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