What astronomy has given mankind – about the technologies we use every day

8. 11. 2021, 11:00-11:35

Astronomy is the science that deals with the study of celestial bodies, processes in the universe and the universe as a whole. But does the study of celestial phenomena bring any purely practical benefit to society? The answer may come as a surprise – we encounter many of the original astronomical technologies that have literally reached our pockets on a daily basis, and often do not even realise that we owe them to astronomy.

You can watch the lecture at the following link: What astronomy has given mankind LIVE.

A recording will be available for viewing after the lecture here.

Presented by Michal Bursa from Institute of Astronomy of the CAS

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