The Prismas Awards recognise some researchers of the Astronomic Observatory of the Universitat
- October 20th, 2016
Two out of seven modalities of the Prismas Awards 2016 have been granted to members of the Astronomic Observatory of the Universitat de València. These awards to scientific dissemination are the most prestigious and the ones which have the longest history in our country. Annually granted by the Scientific Museums of A Corunna (City Hall of A Corunna), they were born in 1993 as an initiative to promote the dissemination of scientific culture.
In this edition, the members of the Astronomic Observatory of the Universitat de València, Vicent J. Martínez and Fernando J. Ballesteros, together with Silvestre Paredes of the UPCT, have been granted the Prisma Award in the category ‘Best unpublished text’ for their book ‘Fractals and chaos. The adventure of complexity.’
For his part, Alberto Fernández Soto, from the partner unit Observatory-IFCA, together with Carlos Briones (CAB) and José María Bermúdez de Castro (CENIEH), have been granted the Prisma Award in the category ‘Best published book’ for the work titled ‘Origins. Universe, life and humans’.