Because the Closing Ceremony has started. It’s a clever headline. See? You get it? Yes?
It’s actually ending? Say it ain’t so.
The first speech is given by Edoard Vesentini. The sign says as much.
Alternate angle! Remember to check out the streaming video to hear all the details: http://www.virtualmeeting.info/astronomy/beyond2009/diretta.html
Can’t return to my seat before making a trademark shot:
Back in seat now. Hard, hard seat.