• Diego de la Fuente wins the PechaKucha competition at CAB

    Mercer 30 in the Dragonfish Nebula, one of Diego’s “cúmulos, jóvenes, masivos”.

    The “MdM CAB Academy Science Communication Competition in PechaKucha format” held on April 2nd, 2020, as an online meeting. Peckakucha is a novel technique to create dynamic, eye-catching presentations, composed of 20 slides that take 20 seconds each.
    Our team member Diego de la Fuente participated in the competition with a presentation entitled “En tres palabras: cúmulos, jóvenes, masivos”. This presentation won the competition and Diego was awarded the “Diploma of Honor in Scientific Communication”.

  • Seminar in Alicante by Diego de la Fuente

    In October 2nd, 2019, Diego gave a seminar entitled “Young massive clusters: probing our Galaxy” at the Department of Applied Physics in the University of Alicante. The speaker explained how to characterize young massive star clusters through infrared observations, and how to employ these objects as astrophysical laboratories in the Milky Way.