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The Red Mirror

This exhibition looks at our relationship with Mars, from antiquity to the present day. Science, art and literature come together in a major exhibition project that coincides in time with the arrival of three space missions to the Red Planet. Mars. The Red Mirror explores our condition and future as a species and the ultimate nature of the universe we live in.

Ricard Solé and Guillem Anglada-Escudé

Mars: Frontier

Professor Ricard Solé (UPF-ICREA), an expert in complex systems analysis and synthetic biology, speaks with the astrophysicist Guillem Anglada-Escudé (UB), co-founder of the Nüwa project, about space exploration as the last frontier of science which will possibly mark a new stage for humanity.

Kim Stanley Robinson

Mars: Utopia

The writer Kim Stanley Robinson, author of the Mars Trilogy speaks with the cultural researcher José Luis de Vicente about space as a driver of contemporary utopian thought.

Commentated broadcast of the landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars

Want to witness a world-class scientific happening? The experts Guillem Anglada, Mariona Badenas, Ignasi Casanova and Miquel Sureda commented minute by minute on the risky landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars. They offered information and data to help understand the impact of the Mars 2020 mission (NASA), and connected live with experts involved in what is already a space milestone in history.

Martian cartoon strips

Jose Valenzuela Ruiz

Through comics, we analyse the evolution of our view of the Red Planet: from a territory to be conquered, to a reflection of our own nature.