2009 Events

2009 will be a busy year! In the year 2009, the world will celebrate the International Year of Astronomy as it commemorates the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s use of a telescope to study the skies, and Kepler’s publication of Astronomia Nova. 2009 is also the anniversary of many other historic events in science, including Huygen’s 1659 publication of Systema Saturnium. http://astronomy2009.us/

2009 is also the bicentenary of Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary
of the publication of his seminal work, ‘On the Origin of Species’. Cambridge is having the biggest celebration: http://www.darwin2009.cam.ac.uk/  This is what we are doing locally: http://www.darwin2009houston.org/

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UX Librarian at Rice University, Houston, Texas.
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