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The 12th "Sci-Tech Talk in English" on April 26, 2016  (2016.4.14)

We are pleased to announce the 12th "Sci-Tech Talk in English" by Dr. Sarah Symons (McMaster U/U of Tokyo) on April 26, 2016 at Hokkaido University Library.

TITLE:Astronomy in ancient Egypt

Abstract: 
Astronomical knowledge from ancient Egypt has survived to the present day carved and painted in tombs and temples along the Nile.  This talk describes some of the earliest written records of star movements and explains the "star maps" still visible in the Valley of the Kings today.  It also outlines some of the recent advances in our understanding of tables of star movements made four thousand years ago. 

SPEAKER: Dr. Sarah Symons (McMaster U/U of Tokyo)

TIME and Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 17:30-18:30

Location: Hokkaido University Library, 1F Media Court (Please bring your ID )
MAP:http://www.oia.hokudai.ac.jp/maps/?id=9

*Admission Free / No registration is required.

Organizer:Office for International Academic Support, Faculty of Science
In collaboration with : Hokkaido University Library

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