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Oort Lecture 2009

This year, Prof. Dr. Bruce Draine from Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey, USA) will deliver the twentieth Oort Lecture. The lecture will be given on Tuesday April 21, 2009, at 8 p.m., in the Groot Auditorium of the Academiegebouw of Leiden University, Rapenburg 73, in Leiden.

The title of the lecture is:
"Cosmic Dust - Mother Nature's Galactic Beauty Powder"

Further information on the topic and the speaker are here. Free tickets can be ordered until April 7 from Ms. Liesbeth van der Veld by telephone at +31 71 527 5833 or (preferably) by e-mail at . Reserved tickets will be sent to your address about two weeks in advance.