The Royal BC Museum keeps grounded but looks to the stars

May 4, 2018
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VICTORIA, BC May the 4th be with you! Today is dedicated to life in a galaxy far, far away, but the inclination to search the stars for meaning has been an historical preoccupation in every culture and in every era.

Searching the stars for scientific information and collecting hard data about our universe, on the other hand, is a relatively new approach, and a story the Royal BC Museum, in partnership with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), tells in a new travelling exhibition: The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory: The First 100 Years.

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