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Astronomy as a framework of cooperation between the European Union, Latin American and the Caribbean

31 December 2018

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) along with Chile have implemented successful instruments in the field of science and technology, such as the Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Cerro Paranal observatory - the most productive terrestrial astronomical installation, currently. Likewise, after more than 50 years of bi-regional collaboration, the largest terrestrial astronomical project that exists has been brought to life: the Great Atacama Millimeter / Submillimeter Array (ALMA). Read more

Xavier Barcons is the European Southern Observatory (ESO) General Director.

Author(s): 
Xavier Barcons
Theme: 
Why should Latin America and the Caribbean be important to the European Union and why should the European Union be important to Latin America and the Caribbean?
Edition: 
2018 December