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St. Ignatius Loyola, Founder of the Jesuits.

Ignatius of Loyola (Basque: Ignazio Loiolakoa; Spanish: Ignacio de Loyola; Latin: Ignatius de Loyola; c.  23 October 1491 – 31 July 1556) was a Spanish Basque Catholic priest and theologian, who co-founded the religious order called the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and became its first Superior General at […]

Europlanet Science Congress

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Čapek D., Kohout T., Pachman J., Macke R. J., and Koten P. will discuss "Digital 3D shapes suitable for the description of meteoroids" at the Europlanet Science Congress 2021. #EPSC2021-306. […]

World Space Week

World Space Week is the largest space event on Earth. More than 8,000 events in 96 countries celebrated “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars” last year. This year the theme […]

New Year’s Day

The year in the Roman calendar naturally starts on March 1. After all, the words September, October, November, and December literally mean Seventh Month, Eighth Month, Ninth Month, and Tenth […]

Presentation of the Lord (Candlemas).

A tapestry from Strasbourg depicting the Purification of the Virgin Mary and the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple. Candlemas (also spelled Candlemass), also known as the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus […]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Illustration of Vera Rubin from a series of illustrations for the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Credit: BEATRIZ ARRIBAS DE FRUTOS. A significant gender gap has persisted […]

St Valentine’s Day.

Oil painting of St. Valentine by Leonhard Beck from around 1510. Saint Valentine (Italian: San Valentino, Latin: Valentinus) was a widely recognized 3rd-century Roman saint, commemorated in Christianity on February 14. From the High Middle Ages his Saints’ Day […]