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Willem de Sitter Meesterastronoom

On May 18 2010, the first biography about Dutch astronomer Willem de Sitter was handed to the de Sitter family. The event took place at the Leiden Observatory in the Netherlands and featured several presentations by astrophysicists and historians. (Dutch only).

See also dedicated VIMEO channel here and the Leiden Observatory site.

[Lightcurve Films for Leiden Observatory; ~ 2 hours; 18 May 2010]

  • The Tale of Two Circulations

  • Oratie van Prof. Dr. A. Vonk Noordegraaf

  • Huygens Legacy and Future Titan Exploration