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 +For the preservation and remembrance of important department events and culture.
 +===The Troland===
 +From the thesis of the esteemed Tim Robishaw: "While the Troland (Td) is a unit of retinal illuminance,​ measured in cd m−2, around the Berkeley Astronomy Department the Troland is the equivalent of a 10 year predoctoral stay, a unit the author has nearly achieved."​