Astronomy plays the main part in the opening class of the Summer University of the UdL
Ribas will talk about some of the emblematic images throughout the history of astronomy "surely the oldest branch of science since primitive man was fascinated looking at the stars as little spots of light”, he explains. The Scientific Director of the Astronomic park of Montsec will analyze how each of the images has represented a jump forward in our understanding of the universe in which we live.
The Civic Centre El Passeig, will open an exhibition “La Seu del Món”, about immigration to the capital of l'Alt Urgell, with photograhs taken by students on the course given by the journalist Sandra Balcells in the 2008 edition. The prize for posters for the present Edition will also be awarded to the winner, the illustrator from Galicia, Pablo Álvarez Rosendo.
|The Summer University has beaten all records for enrolment, with a total of 915 students registered. La Seu d'Urgell has the highest number of activities, with 16 courses and 375 students
The courses offered at La Seu include subjects varying from nutrition to emotional education, barroque music to international conflicts, using games for socialization or map reading for GPS users.