The exhibition Miró and the Object had its official opening on October 27, attended by Andreu Mas Colell, Minister of Economy and Knowledge with the Catalan Government; Francisco González, President of the BBVA Foundation; and Jaume Freixa, President of the Fundació Joan Miró.
Aprile, head of the international XENON experiment, visited the BBVA Foundation in Madrid to talk about “The Amazing Liquid Xenon for Dark Matter WIMPs Detection”. In her lecture, she explained the advances to date of the XENON experiment and what they hope to achieve with XENON1T, the new dark matter WIMPs detector with a 3.3-tonne tank of liquid xenon scheduled for start-up in the coming weeks. Any dark matter particle colliding with a xenon atom would send out a characteristic light signal which would be picked up by the detector.
Angus Stewart Deaton (United Kingdom, 1945), professor at Princeton University (USA) and 2011 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Laureate in Economics, Finance and Management has received the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his analysis of “consumption, poverty and welfare.”
The BBVA Foundation has centered its 2015 Grants for Scientific Research Teams in Biomedicine on cardiology, oncology and neurodegenerative diseases, three sets of conditions that pose serious challenges to biomedical knowledge and the care of health, due to their high prevalence and broad social and sanitary impact.
The Museo Nacional del Prado and the BBVA Foundation present “The Divine Morales”, an exhibition that will have its official opening this evening, attended by the Minister of Education, Culture and Sport, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, and the presidents of the Prado Board of Trustees, José Pedro Pérez Llorca, and of the BBVA Foundation, Francisco González. The show is an exploration of the life and works of Luis de Morales, the Divine Morales, almost a century after the Prado hosted the artist’s first ever monographic exhibition.