Secretary Perry participates in G20 energy meeting

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is visitng Argentina from June 14 to 16 leading the United States delegation to the G20 Meeting of Energy Ministers in Bariloche. The G20 leaders in energy policy will discuss public policies to help promote transitions towards more flexible, more transparent and cleaner energy systems. Secretary Perry will participate in ministerial ...
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The U.S. Embassy Supports Science Projects from Argentine Schools

The Embassy of the United States in Argentina is pleased to announce the list of public schools selected to receive grants under the “Ecoalumnos” Program. “Ecoalumnos” — sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in collaboration with Argentina’s Ministry of Education – seeks to provide inspiration and training to youth by supporting science projects with a social ...
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A NASA Mission Arrives in Ushuaia for Antarctic Exploration Flights

October 30, 2017 Scientists with NASA’s IceBridge mission travelled to Tierra del Fuego to carry out a set of research flights over Antarctica.  This is the first time, the IceBridge program, designed to study and understand the behavior of glaciers and ice shelves will be based in Argentina. On October 25, a P-3 aircraft landed ...
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NASA Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas Summit: September 3-8, 2017

When Natural Disasters Strike, NASA Brings the Power of Space The NASA Earth Science Disaster’s Program it’s a program that started quietly nearly a decade ago with the promise to save lives and property around the world. What if the huge amount of global environmental data streaming down every day from NASA’s fleet of Earth-orbiting satellites could be harnessed to ...
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Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction Summit

The Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas (DRRA) Summit  will be held September 3-8 in Buenos Aires, with the participation of NASA Disaster Program , Argentina´s National Commission for Space Activities, and international organizations working on terrestrial observations and disaster management. The Summit will be a unique opportunity to strengthen the region´s  collective ability to meet the multiple challenges of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the ...
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Visit of NASA Scientist

Dr. Sandra Cauffman, Deputy Director for the Earth Science Division, Science Mission Directorate at NASA, will visit Buenos Aires September 3-7.  She will attend and give plenary remarks at the conference “Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas: A Regional Summit on the Contribution of Earth Observations”   She will also meet with Argentine counterparts at the Argentine Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation and the National Commission on Air ...
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NASA scientists visit Argentina

Dr. Adriana Ocampo, Lead Scientist for NASA’s New Horizon program , arrives in Argentina to coordinate a team of approximately 25 scientists to observe Asteroid MU69. The observations will provide important data about Asteroid MU69 in preparation for the New Horizons spacecraft to fly by the asteroid in January 2019.  Observing the asteroid will provide NASA with important ...
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Science Envoy visits Argentina

Dr. Margaret Leinen, Director of University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography, visited Argentina on March 13-16.  In Argentina, she met with the government counterparts and NGOs. Dr. Leinen visited also Ushuaia, met with the staff and researchers at CADIC and toured the Beagle Channel. Margaret Leinen, a highly distinguished national leader and oceanographer, ...
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Visit of Edward McGinnis

Edward McGinnis is Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Nuclear Energy Policy and Cooperation at the U.S. Department of Energy. He will lead a delegation to participate in the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) Latin American Nuclear Energy Stakeholders Conference from 25-27 October.  The IFNEC Conference is hosted by the Government of Argentina and ...
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High School Students from Neuquen and Buenos Aires Return from the National Youth Science Camp

July 15, 2016 Nicolás Aguerre from Zapala, Province of Neuquén and Deborah Luna from Alberdi, Buenos Aires Province returned to Argentina after participating in the National Youth Science Camp held in the state of West Virginia, USA, from June 15 to July 10, 2016. Nicolás and Deborah were selected for their exceptional academic achievement, demonstrated ...
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Argentine and U.S. scientists work in Santa Fe to develop new, low-environmental-impact polymers

Plastics are everywhere! Indeed, the very ubiquity of polymeric materials –plastics! may obscure the fact that they don’t occur naturally, but rather are made, in almost all cases, from petroleum. And as miraculous as they may seem, they suffer from numerous disadvantages: in addition to being derived from non-renewable sources, many are toxic, while others, ...
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Argentine University Students Travel to the US for “English for Science” Program

A group of ten university students traveled to the United States on Friday, July 8 to participate in the program “English for Science,” a four-week intensive English immersion program at the University of Texas at Austin.  All participants are outstanding science students from different public universities. Ambassador Noah Mamet met with the group at the ...
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