International Conference on the occasion of the 375th birthday of Christiaan Huygens, (born 14 April 1629)

In the 17th century, Christiaan Huygens was one of the most respected leading European scientists.

He was the first to be what we would today call "scientific director" of the Académie Française.

A highlight in his career was the discovery of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, in 1655