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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Seminarios 2011

Black holes in an expanding universe. Masato Nozawa. KEK.Japón.


A de Sitter Farey Tail. Alejandra Castro, McGill University. Canada.


Cálculo de Mareas Para Definición de Marco Referencial Vertical. Srta. Romina Barrera. Universidad Tecnológica de Chile. Chile.


Procesamiento de Datos GPS Mediante GAMIT. Sr. Rodrigo Severino Mercator Instrumentos Científicos Ltda. Santiago. Chile.

 05-05-2011 Lifshitz spacetimes with nonlinear scalar fields. Mokhtar Hassaïne. Universidad de Talca. Chile.
 06-04-2011 Nuevas Tecnologías en el Estudio de la Fisiología Mitocondrial Álvaro Elorza Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Andrés Bello. Santiago. Chile. 
 04-04-2011 Activating mutations in Trpv4 – cause Charcot – Marie – Tooth disease type II C. Anselm Zdebik. Department Neuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology, University College of London. London. UK.
 30-03-2011 Aspects of spherically symmetric solutions of NMG: No-go theorems, Birkhoff-like theorems, holography. Gastón Giribet. Departamento de Física, Universidad de Buenos Aires.Buenos Aires, Chile.
 29-03-2011 Glacier Biology and Bioglaciology. Dr. Shiro Kohshima.Kyoto University. Japan.Dr. Takahiro Segawa.National Institute of Polar Research. Tokyo, Japan. 
 25-03-2011 An application of the fixed point theorem to find copies of the vacuum on curved space-times. Fabrizio Canfora. CECs.Valdivia, Chile.
 24-03-2011 4D Gauge Theories from 2D CFT. Gastón Giribet. Departamento de Física, Universidad de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
 21-02-2011 Hydrodynamic description of black-string instability. Umpei Miyamoto. Rikkyo University. Japón.
 28-01-2011 Is our Universe a wormhole universe? Mauricio Cataldo. Departamento de Física, Universidad del Bío Bío. Chile.
 28-01-2011 Interacción en el sector oscuro. Luis P. Chimento. Departamento de Física, Universidad de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, Chile.
 24-01-2011 Lovelock gravity and AdS/CFT José Edelstein. Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. España.
 17-01-2011 Perturbations of asymptotically Godel space-times. Roman Konoplya. CECs. Valdivia, Chile.