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Scientific tourism to learn on vacation

The Pierre Auger observatory in Mendoza is one of the most important in the world. But, it also offers visits to tourists, to learn on vacation.

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When we go on a trip we seek to clear our minds and forget all kinds of responsibilities. Working or studying is what we least want (or should) to do in our leisure and recreation time. However, some destinations offer tourist attractions that end up teaching us some content that, if we were in school or in training, we would not learn.Thus, it is proved that you can also learn on vacation .

This is the case of the Pierre Auger cosmic ray observatory, located in the department of Malargüe, 400 kilometers south of the City of Mr. Mendoza. It is a scientific venture from 18 countries where about 500 researchers from more than 100 institutions work. The Observatory measures particle rains that occur every time a cosmic ray collides with molecules in the upper atmosphere. This determines the energy, direction of arrival and the nature of the most energetic cosmic rays. Precisely the name is in memory of that physicist considered to be the discoverer of that phenomenon of ultra high energy.

Lovers or enthusiasts of science can visit the observatory facilities and learn on holiday. Visits can be carried out every day, including weekends and holidays, with free admission.In this way, we can return home relaxed, renewed and having learned something new .

20 years of scientific research

In November 2019, the Cosmic Ray Observatory celebrated its 20 years together with the community of Malargüe, and the province of Mendoza, highlighting for promote scientific projects of the most advanced at the regional and global levels. Since its inception, in 1999, the activities carried out have generated an important social impact, not only at the local level but also in the world of science, and at the same time have led to the emergence of new projects related to the Observatory.

Data of Interest

Address: Av. San Martín Norte 304, Malargüe.

Visiting hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 12:30 and 15:00 to 18:30.

Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: 10:00 to 12:30 and 16:00 to 18:30.

Visits for schools: contact info@auger.org.ar


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Publication Date: 18/06/2020

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