They opened a new interpretation center and planetarium in Santa Cruz
The space, which was donated by Argentine scientist Elsa Rosenwasser, will have interactive displays on biodiversity loss, geology, astronomy, and ecological restoration.
At the Cañadón Pinturas Gate in Patagonia Park, northwest of Santa Cruz, a new interpretation center and planetarium has been presented in the past few hours, named after Elsa Rosenwasser, the Argentine scientist who donated the space. This new center, which will be available to visit from next spring, will offer innovative interactive displays on astronomy, geology, the biodiversity loss crisis and environmental restoration, as well as a space for interpreting the sky and stars.
Themed rooms, arranged in nearly eight hundred square meters immersed in the steppe, invite you to explore the geological formation of the region in an original and interactive presentation since the appearance of humans on the planet, the evolution of their species, the crisis of biodiversity and the restoration of the ecosystem as a solution to the crisis of extinction and climate change. Ends The tour of the planetarium, where projections are made to interpret the sky and the stars, ”a detail from the Foundation for the Reconstruction of Argentina, which was part of the creation of the planetarium in a joint effort with the province of Santa Cruz. This project is part of a strategic plan aimed at promoting this region of the country and positioning it as a cultural and natural tourism destination. Thus, it is expected that in the coming months and years, other measures and improvements will continue to be implemented to achieve the goal.
The opening ceremony was attended by Santa Cruz County Governor Alicia Kirchner, the nation’s Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development Juan Cabande, Perito Moreno Mayor Mauro Casarini and Los Antigos Mayor Julio Bellomo. and Sofia Heinonen, Director of Rebuilding Argentina. In terms of the scientist with whom the center is named, Elsa Rosenvasser was a science publisher who excelled in designing interactive exhibits and content for science museums. In addition to authoring several books, he developed his career mainly in the United States, where he came to direct the Reuben Fleet Interactive Science Center in San Diego.
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