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IAU100 Celebrations Launched at the IAU General Assembly in Vienna (page 05)
Bethany Downer, Lina Canas, Jorge Rivero Gonzalez

Summary

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) is eager to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019. Celebrations and events will take place year-round to stimulate worldwide interest in astronomy and science.

As part of the central theme Under One Sky, the IAU will reflect upon important milestones and discoveries in the past century, while looking ahead at what is to come. Events and activities will be open to all ages and will take place at a regional, national and international level. The IAU invites the global astronomical community, policy makers, students and the general public to take part in the IAU100 celebrations.