Eratosthenes 2009
20 June 2009 - 21 June 2009


Eratosthenes festivity takes place on 21 June of every year, at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and in Aswan city. It is designed for preparatory school students and includes a series of activities that revolve around Eratosthenes's methodology in measuring the Earth’s circumference 2000 years ago. 

This year, the day began with a lecture, telling Eratosthenes' history and explaining how to measure the circumference of the earth. After that, the kinds went to the BA Plaza to do their measurements, followed by a videoconference between Alexandria, Aswan and other countries to compare measurement results.





Following is Eratosthenes 2009 program:




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