Using the Paris Observatory (completed in 1672), Christiaan Huygens made further astronomical observations. In 1684 he published Astroscopia Compendiaria which presented his new aerial (tubeless) telescope.
GLOBAL If you're looking for some superb space and astronomy vodcasts, ESA has produced a series of informative video podcasts that explore our Universe as seen through the "eyes" of ESA's fleet of science spacecraft.
Rome, ITALY Four hundred years after he invented the first telescope, Galileo Galilei's legacy lives on, continuing to influence how the world views science and how science views the world and, of course, the universe.
Pune, INDIA Ten sculptors are to make a presentation of their work and inspiration at a two-day sculptors' symposium to be held on December 2 and 3 at the Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA).