The National Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia (mNACTEC) and its Territorial System are publishing issue no. 5 of Eix magazine in June. Industrial, technological and scientific culture. The central article of the issue, Barcelona opens up to the world. Universal Exhibition of 1888, revisit the challenge represented by the Exhibition and how it attracted attention to the city of Barcelona, which at the time was still a small provincial city.
The latest issue also includes an interview with Magda Fernández, an expert in social science teaching who headed the pedagogic approach of the mNACTEC, and a visit to the Museum of Cork in Palafrugell with writer Rosa Regàs. The Discovery section is dedicated to the mines of the Mequinensa basin.
Issue no. 5 of Eix magazine includes an article dedicated to Demiro de Caralt, a pioneer of the moving image in Catalonia, as well as an article on the catastrophic floods in Manresa on 12 October 1907.
The magazine also includes a tourist route around the industrial heritage of the Region of Valencia and an itinerary to discover the industry of the mountains through the Hydroelectric Museum in Capdella, the Museum of Gerri de la Sal, the Sawmill and Flourmill in Àreu, the Ecomuseum of Valls d’Àneu, Salàs Museum Shops, Hydroelectric Plant in Tavascan and the Train of the Lakes.
Articles on the optical telegraph in the Castle of Sant Miquel, Narcís Monturiol’s Fish-Ship, and Danone’s expansion from Barcelona to the rest of the world complete this fifth issue.