Tuesday, 28 July 2009

Armenia's Membership in The International Astronomical Union in Danger
By Chahe Tanachian, Montreal, July 2009
Please read Chahe Tanachian's plea "to make Armenia honorable again in the International Astronomical Union". There are times that people need to act beside hearing, listening and reading. This is one of them. Please act!! Only four days are left to make a difference. Keghart.com
Armenians sometimes refer to Viktor Hampartsoumian as the greatest Armenian scientist of the 20th century.
I believe we should refer to him as one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century (in the world).
During the last year of the AGBU Manuel Keusseyan Armenological Studies, I spoke about Armenia’s situation as a member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) whose President has been Viktor Hampartsoumian for many years.
Armenia has been unable to pay the membership fees for the last 6 years including 2009. ....Read more >>

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