CECs, Centro de Estudios Científicos (Center for Scientific Studies) is a private, non-profit corporation, devoted to the development, promotion and diffusion of scientific research. CECs was founded in 1984 as the Center for Scientific Studies of Santiago and has since been directed by physicist Claudio Bunster.

“If you plan to make a voyage of discovery, choose a ship of small draught”
Captain James Cook rejecting the large ships offered by the Admiralty for the search of a new continent.
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CECS and Explora Program invited regional schools to participate on the construction of a sun clock. Over twenty schools participated in the challenge. The jury integrated by three international scientists from our study center, selected the winners out of the two categories in contest. (High School, Middle School and Elementary).