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Reflections on 100 years of IAU

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 April 2019

Catherine Cesarsky
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Laboratoire AIM/Département d’astrophysique, CEA/Irfu, Université Paris Saclay, France email: catherine.cesarsky@cea.fr
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Abstract

One hundred years ago, the International Astronomical Union was created, one of the very first Unions dedicated to the advancement of a discipline and the promotion of international collaboration and exchange. In 100 years, astronomy has made huge progress, and the IAU has greatly expanded in volume and purpose. In recent years, it has become more and more active in education, astronomy for development and dissemination of astronomy to a large public.

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