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Concours National de croissance cristalline

14 agosto, 2015 / 0 comments

Based on previous experiences done at the regional level in the last years, a French national crystal growth competition for high-school students is planned for 2014 on the occasion of the International Year of Crystallography.

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Crystallization Competition in the School

14 agosto, 2015 / 0 comments

The Crystallization Competition in the School   is an innovative contest on Crystallography and Crystallization for young students aged 12-16. It is organised in Spain and coordinated by the Spanish Specialized Group of Crystallography and Crystal Growth (GE3C). During the 2013/2014 school year the Competition is organised in 7 geographical areas hosting 7 intermediate finals: Andalucía, Aragón,…

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CRISTALLI!

14 agosto, 2015 / 0 comments

Crystals – known to everybody as gems, snow crystals, or salt grains – are widespread in the nature around us. The investigation of their structure and properties means looking inside the intimate of atom geometries – a look contributing to the scientific development of chemistry, solid state physics, Earth sciences, and even, surprisingly, biology and…

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Platonic Solids and Quasicrystals – Moments in the History of Crystallography

14 agosto, 2015 / 0 comments

This year’s exhibition at Carolina Rediviva, Platonic Solids and Quasicrystals, is all about crystallography and shows how this science has been perceived over time. By collaborating with the Museum of Evolution at Uppsala University, we can exhibit books side by side with real crystals, models of crystals and instruments that have been used to measure…

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L’enigma Escher

14 agosto, 2015 / 0 comments

“L’ENIGMA ESCHER- PARADOSSI GRAFICI TRA ARTE E GEOMETRIA” is the title of a major retrospective exhibition of the work of Maurits Cornelis Escher, on display in Reggio Emilia until 23 March 2014. The exhibition presents the work of the Dutch graphic artist from his debut on the scene to his latest years, bringing together 130…

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