Charles Piazzi Smyth Symposium
3 September - 4 September
Two days of talks and debate by experts and researchers on topics related to the life and legacy of Charles Piazzi Smyth – mountain top astronomy, photography, pyramidology, the time service, and art. Although the presentations will be given by experts, the meeting is intended to be accessible to any interested member of the public. To read more about this meeting, and find out how to register, go to the Symposium section of this website.
The featured image shows a very early “calotype” photograph taken by Charles Piazzi Smyth in 1840 – one of the very earliest photographs of South Africa.