Observatory's star treatment

posted 15 Dec 2009, 04:27 by South Edinburgh Net Admin
It is an Edinburgh landmark that has been used as a home for observing the heavens for more than a century.

But now the city's Royal Observatory is about to go under wraps – and when it emerges it will have a colourful new look.

A major programme of work has been unveiled to ensure it can continue to be a home for leading astronomers and scientists for another 100 years.

The Science and Technology Facilitates Council of the UK Astronomy Technology Centre is preparing a major programme of repairs to the Blackford Hill site...


Full story from Edinburgh Evening News
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