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Greetings from Rome!

Center Director Meenakshi Wadhwa spent part of the summer chairing the 2016 Vatican Observatory Summer School (VOSS) in Astrophysics, on Water in the Solar System and Beyond.

This is the first in a series of digital post cards from her travels in Rome – stay tuned for future updates!


Students and faculty of the 2016 Vatican Observatory Summer School, representing 21 countries!

Vatican TelescopesTelescopes at papal palace in Castel Gandolfo – hoping for a clear night soon for some observing!

Ostia AnticaCenter Director Meenakshi Wadhwa at Ostia Antica.