ESO Promotes Astronomy during Bicentennial Conference in Santiago, Chile

On 30 November 2011, the President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, welcomed Nobel Prize laureates and international top scientists invited to the conference, “The Future: Science, Technology, Humanities and Citizenship” (Congreso del Futuro), in Santiago, organised by the Chilean Senate and the Chilean House of Representatives to commemorate the bicentennial (200th anniversary) of the Chilean Congress.

In the picture, President Piñera enjoys an outdoor exhibit about ESO’s observatories in Chile accompanied by the President of the Chilean Senate, Guido Girardi (right), the President of the Chilean House of Representatives, Patricio Melero (centre), and the Vice-President of the Senate, Juan Pablo Letelier (left).

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