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International Year of Astronomy

  The Tribune, chandigarh, Friday,  2008 January 4 Rajesh Kochhar     THE United Nations has declared the year 2009 as the International Year of Astronomy (IYA 2009) to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the astronomical use of telescope by Galileo Galilei. The proposal was  formally submitted by Italy, Galileo’s home ( continue reading… )