The Roberta Bondar Foundation responds to the recognized need within society to educate and improve knowledge of the environment in a way that stimulates interest, excitement, creativity, responsibility, and for some, the desire for study in this area.
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On December 21, 1773, Scottish botanist Robert Brown was born. He studied medicine, then botany. He met Sir Joseph Banks, Royal Society president, who offered Brown access to his books and plant specimens. Banks further recommended Brown for the naturalist … Continue reading
On December 20, 1876, American astronomer Walter Sydney Adams was born. G. E. Hale enlisted him to help establish the Mount Wilson Solar Observatory where Adams specialized in solar spectrography. He succeeded Hale to become Director of the Mount Wilson … Continue reading