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CRD to Host Solar Extreme Events - 2005 International Symposium in Armenia, September 26-30, 2005

By Anahid Yeremian
September 15, 2005

Understanding how the Sun works is the bottom rung in a ladder to understanding how the rest of the universe works.

Over 85 scientists from 11 countries will participate in the Solar Extreme Events 2005 conference in Armenia September 26 - 30, organized by the Cosmic Ray Division (CRD) of Alikhanian Physics Institute and sponsored by the international Commission On Space Research and the International Science and Technology Center . The local organizing committee and the international advisory committee are chaired by Prof. Ashot Chilingarian, head of the CRD. The program includes presentations by the participants, discussions about the sources of Space Weather and the detection and early warning of events with catastrophic consequences, and a tour of the extensive cosmic ray research facilities on Mt. Aragats . Among the distinguished participants, scientists from NASA, Stanford University and University of Delaware will comprise the US delegation. Several key international organizations list this conference on their calendar. Among them: NASA, Commission on Space Research, European Space Agency and others. For more details see . For more details about the CRD and the Diaspora participation in it visit or call Anahid Yeremian at 650 – 926 – 4444.


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