Exploring Patagonia & The Skies of The Southern Hemisphere, featuring Nobel Laureate Andrea Ghez (MS '89, PhD '92) - November 1-15, 2022
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Exploring Patagonia & The Skies of The Southern Hemisphere, featuring Nobel Laureate Andrea Ghez (MS '89, PhD '92) - November 1-15, 2022

Join Andrea Ghez, PhD (MS '89, PhD '92), 2020 Nobel Laureate and 2012 Caltech Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, on this cruise t0 Chile and Argentina, featuring exclusive, private visits to some of the world’s most advanced observatories and telescopes.

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Explore one of the most spectacular corners of the world, Patagonia, and behold the Southern Hemisphere’s dazzling evening skies on an exclusive expedition to Chile and Argentina with Caltech Distinguished Alumna, UCLA professor, and Nobel Prize-Winning Laureate, Andrea Ghez.

Travel through the extraordinary landscape of snow-capped peaks, glaciers, lakes, pampas, and more, while visiting some of the world’s most prolific observatories. Gain access to the Vera C. Rubin Observatory, home to the world’s largest digital camera fabricated for optical astronomy, the Las Campanas Observatory, where the Giant Magellan Telescope is being built, as well as enjoy an evening at El Pangue Observatory.
 
The journey continues to the Andean foothills of Chile’s Lake District for a full day’s excursion to the Villarrica Volcano and San Martin de Los Andes. Gaze upon stunning views of Lake Nahuel Huapi and the Andes during a scenic road trip along the “Route of the Seven Lakes,” and gather for an evening stargazing party with Professor Ghez before heading to the lively Buenos Aires for an unforgettable conclusion to this magical adventure. Book here

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