Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Let’s look to the stars


2009 is the International Year of Astronomy (IYA). Celebrations in Australia were officially launched today by Australia’s chief scientist, Professor Penny Sackett. Australia will play a part in the IYA by raising awareness about astronomy and promoting the science. There will many events held throughout the year where the general public can get involved.

For more information, visit:
The Australian IYA site - www.astronomy2009.org.au
The International IYA site - www.astronomy2009.org

References:
(1) www.astronomy2009.org.au
(2) Image: International Astronomical Union (www.iau.org)

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