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Synonyms for observatory

a high structure or place commanding a wide view

Synonyms for observatory

a building designed and equipped to observe astronomical phenomena

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a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings

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The workshop will involve discussions on the future structure and role of a National Brain Observatory.
John Radcliffe died; bequeathed funds for the building of the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford.
With offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Edinburgh, Hamburg, Warsaw, Zurich, Johannesburg, Singapore and Tokyo, Roth Observatory International will offer:
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has announced that it has set up an observatory for sustainable tourism in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province in China.
Later, the observatory became a place of research where scientists gathered to conduct group research.
The Ministry questioned the credibility of this London-based observatory and the authenticity of the information it publishes, with Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich pointing out that only two people work in this observatory; a director and a secretary Lukashevich said that the director of the observatory has no degrees in law or journalism and hasn't even finished highschool, and that he had stated earlier that he has British citizenship, lives in London permanently and owns a restaurant there.
Many people from the surrounding area have visited the observatory over the years, including school and other interested groups.
And Kielder Observatory will be the base for viewing a partial solar eclipse on January 4.
The general structure of the Alamut Castle possesses characteristics that indicate it had also been used for observatory activities," she said.
The new make-up of the Observatory was made public, on Sunday, at a meeting presided over by Mr.
The Kielder Observatory provides a facility for specialist astronomers and scientific researchers as well as an educational resource.
GRIFFITH PARK -- Starry-eyed, Mariela Ruiz enjoyed the fulfillment of her ninth birthday wish Friday and stared at an exhibit of meteorite origins at the Griffith Observatory.
As the two nearly identical craft, known as Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO), slowly separate during their mission, they will observe the corona from different perspectives and provide the first three-dimensional views of the sun's outer atmosphere.
Brunier, an award-winning science journalist, and Lagrange, who is director of research at the French National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS), begin with a history of telescopes, followed by profiles of 36 land-based observatories, including the Pic du Midi Observatory in France, the Cerro Tololo Observatory in Chile, the Parkes Radio Observatory in Australia, and the Narayangaon Interferometer in India.
AP) -- An international science group recently chose Lamar Community College as the site of a $50 million observatory to measure the cosmic rays that continually bombard the Earth.
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