18.07.2014

Barañao received the Salta Education Minister

The head of the Ministry of Science met with his counterpart from Salta, Roberto Dib Ashur. Officials reviewed the technological development of the province and the impact of LLAMA the astronomical project in the region.

Barañao received the Salta Education Minister

Ministers Roberto Dib Ashur and Lino Barañao.

The Minister of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, Lino Barañao, received the minister of Education, Science and Technology of the province of Salta, CPN. Roberto Dib Ashur. At the meeting, wherein also attended the secretary of provincial Science, Maria Soledad Vicente, the opportunities for technological development in Salta were discussed as well as the implications of LLAMA, the astronomical project.

Barañao said the province has great potential to become an astronomical pole for the quality of its sky as well as exploiting ancient Andean crops adding value. Dib Ashur thanked the investment in the LLAMA project of the Ministry, close to USD9.000.000, while he gave Barañao new development projects for the province.

After the meeting, Dib Ashur and Vincente held a meeting with the Secretary of Scientific and Technological Articulation, Alejandro Ceccatto with representatives of the LLAMA project, to agree on investments and infrastructure that will make the province for the installation of the radio telescope.

The LLAMA project (Long Latin American Millimeter Array), is the installation of a telescope for astronomical studies which will be located in the Puna almost 5,000 meters high in the town of Chorrillos. LLAMA will study the universe evolution, the black holes, the formation of galaxies and stars, the Sun and even the movement of tectonic plates. It will require a joint Argentine-Brazilian investment of $ S18.000.000.

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