Some Glimpses of IYA 2009 Opening Ceremony

I am with Karel Van de Hucht , General Secretary of IAU

I am with Prof. Gopal Krishna of National Centre for Radio, Astrophysics, India

I am with the Martin Rees of UK. He is the Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge, Astronomer Royal, and President of the Royal Society. He has with many collaborators, contributed to our understanding of galaxy formation, black holes, cosmology and high energy astrophysics.

I am with the astronomers of Paris Observatory.