Latest International Council on Monuments and Sites Stories
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) and UNESCO have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding at UNESCO’s Headquarters.
Buildings and monuments relating to astronomy throughout the ages stand as a tribute to the diverse and often complex ways in which people have rationalized the cosmos and framed their actions in accordance with their understanding of it.
TUM conservators research the ruins of the statues and offer an outlook on the prospect of restoration.
The thematic study on the Heritage Sites of Astronomy and Archaeoastronomy, prepared within the framework of the International Year of Astronomy 2009, presents an overall vision of astronomical heritage and attempts to identify some of the most outstanding examples that are of significance to everyone.
- A volcanic mudflow.