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Office Of Astronomy For Development Aims For The Stars
2012-08-27 08:01:51

International Astronomical Union´s Office of Astronomy for Development makes landmark agreements The first of these pioneering agreements, concerning a coordinating center to be established in the East Asian region (in China), was signed on Tuesday 21 August 2012 by a consortium of institutes: the Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA, Peking University), Beijing Planetarium and Yunnan Astronomical Observatory. The consortium is supported in their efforts by various...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.