Friday, 16 January 2009

2009-International Year of Astronomy

2009 marks 400 years since the invention of the telescope. IYA2009 is a global effort initiated by the International Astronomical Union and UNESCO to engage and inspire the people of the world by revealing some of the most recent discoveries and developments in astronomy.

You can watch the live video feed from the opening ceremony and opening talks by leading astrophysicists here.