Ben Nevis and Haldde observatories twinned

The work and achievements of Research Scientists Charles Thomson Rees Wilson and Kristian Birkeland was celebrated on Saturday 2nd of October with the twinning of two mountain-top observatories.

07/10/2004 :: Scot and Nobel Prize Winner Charles Thomson Rees Wilson and Norwegian Professor Kristian Birkeland made a phenomenal contribution to physics and the understanding of space weather in their life-time.

Last Saturday, the two Scientists was celebrated with the twinning of Ben Nevis and Haldde mountain-top observatories.

The ceremony took place at the West Highland Museum in Fort William, followed by a multiple screen video installation.

The project is called 'Little Earth' and is undertaken by visual-art company London Fieldworks. The company will tour Scotland, England and Norway next year with its presentation.

Read the full story in the Press & Journal 4th October.

For more information about Little Earth, click here.

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