Science in Chile: Falling short or aiming high?

You may have seen our recent post where the pressure group mascienciaparachile argued for more planning and spending on research in Chile. The group published a letter in Science which can be found here outlining their argument. On Friday the Chilean go…

Citizen divers help to count sharks

Non-scientist divers are as good as acoustic telemetry in detecting and recording the profusion of shark populations, according to new research by Australian scientists.

Chilean Christian Garin wins Roland Garros Junior finals

Chilean tennis player Christian Garin (17 years) stormed to victory at the Roland Garros Boy's Singles final today, beating German Alexander Zverev in straight sets (6-4, 6-1), making the rising star only the third Chilean to win a boy's singles finals.…



  Chilean super funksters Los Mono caused an internet sensation with the infectious Promesas and the outrageously quirky video that's gone viral on youtube. The track is from Los Mono Somos Los Que Estamos which you can get from itunes…

The Music of Chile

  Many countries are known for a unique style or genre of music, Chilean music speaks to the diversity and richness of its culture as social and regional subjects influenced its past and present sound. Cueca The national dance of Chile is the “cueca,…
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Film Club

Film club: Tan lejos como aquí

A young woman recalls the story transmitted to her by her great-grandmother and attempts to retrace the steps that unfold in the story for her younger sister.

Track of the day