The University of Strasbourg wishes you a happy new year!

 

While some truths are better left unsaid, they should all be discovered.

The University of Strasbourg will continue to confront the unknown in order to tackle the major scientific challenges of the future, and wishes you a very happy 2021.

The celestial globe in the University of Strasbourg’s Astronomical Observatory illustrates the sky in the age of Louis XIV. It was created in 1697 from the engravings of the Venetian cartographer, Vincenzo Coronelli, who designed the monumental pair of celestial and terrestrial “Marly globes” for the Sun King.