ESO Director General to visit Vilnius University

14 June Friday!

An extraordinary event at Vilnius University!

A visit by the very famous astrophysicist, Director General of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), Professor Xavier Barcons. It is ESO that operates the most spectacular observatories in the world!

Date: 14 June 2024Time: 10:00 am Venue: VU Old town campus (Universiteto str. 3)

Opening of the exhibition: at 10:00 a.m., the Professor will open the fascinating exhibition on light “Un Universo de Luz”.
Public lecture: at 10:30 a.m., the public will be invited to attend a lecture on “ESO: 60 Years of Astronomy Breakthroughs and Looking Forward.” The professor will share his insights on ground-breaking astronomy breakthroughs and the exciting future of space exploration in a very accessible way.

Professor Xavier Barcons is known for his expertise in active galaxies and X-ray cosmology. As Director-General of ESO, he is responsible for the world’s most impressive telescopes, such as VLT, ALMA and E-ELT.

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