Studying tourists in the Plaza

UADY student Oscar Tsun Novelo is measuring the effect of heat on tourists in the Plaza Grande. Photo: Diario de Yucatán
UADY student Oscar Tsun Novelo is measuring the effect of heat on tourists in the Plaza Grande. Photo: Diario de Yucatán
UADY student Oscar Tsun Novelo is measuring the effect of heat on tourists in the Plaza Grande. Photo: Diario de Yucatán

Here’s a school project appropriate for the high temperatures Mérida is enduring lately.

Óscar Tzun Novelo, a UADY student studying tourism, is attracting attention in the Plaza Grande with a strange-looking science project.

These gadgets — which measure oxygen and temperature levels along with light, noise and gamma rays — purport to measure the degree of “thermal comfort” felt by domestic and foreign visitors in the heart of Merida.

Source, more photos: Diario de Yucatán

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