Francisco J. Carrera habló de su pasión por descubrir la ciencia en la vida cotidiana y el cine. ¿Cómo ven a los científicos? ¿Somos todos Sheldon Coopers? ¿O el señor Doktor Frankenstein? ¿O tal vez sólo gente normal con un trabajo peculiar?
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@ VOL 1
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@ VOL 10
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BY ALASTAIR FAIRLEY
@ VOL 2
ON MAR 08, 2016
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