RUG-astronomer Marc Verheijen made these pictures of the 2012 Venus transit on Wednesday 6 June.
Some 100 people came to the Vismarkt, where astronomers from the University were ready with their telescopes. Unfortunately, clouds blocked the view. But visitors could watch a live stream from China, provided by Theo Jurriens of the RUG.
M1 grants have an amount of around EUR 360,000 and are intended for realizing curiosity-driven, fundamental research of high quality and / or scientific urgency.
Eleven partners from three countries (The Netherlands, Spain, and Cyprus) and the European Science Engagement Association have developed teaching modules on biodiversity, water management, and bird migration.
Last week, Ben Feringa and Anouk Lubbe presented the first copy of their book Alledaagse Moleculen (Everyday Molecules) to minister Robbert Dijkgraaf. The richly illustrated book offers an accessible overview of 180 substances in our daily lives....
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