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Pere Renom

“We have given you, O Adam, no visage proper to yourself, nor endowment properly your own, in order that whatever place, whatever form, whatever gifts you may, with premeditation, select, these same you may have and possess through your own judgement and decision […] We have made you a creature neither of heaven nor of earth, neither mortal nor immortal, in order that you may, as the free and proud shaper of your own being, fashion yourself in the form you may prefer.”
Oration on the Dignity of Man – Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

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Science on the beach

Science at the beach

published on 1 10 2008

We will sail on beach catamaran, the only sailboat that is governed rudderless. We will discover the composition of the sand on the Maresme region and how the beach disappears. And we will meet some of the inhabitants of the wave breaking zone and we will see that they are not always what they seem.

Travelling with the wind

published on 14 06 2006

The program “Quèquicom” travels in balloon to explain the atmospheric currents and travels on sailboat to show how it is possible to sail against the wind. The reporter Pere Renom suffers a storm aboard a sailboat in the bay of Roses. His adventure helps to explain some basic principles of sailing. From the studio, the […]