• Posts Tagged ‘Astronomy’

    Guest Blog: Why is Easter a Movable Feast?

    by  • 28 February 2017 • Astronomy, Philosophy of the Natural World, Religion, The Christian Community • 0 Comments

    As golden daffodils bloom on laneside verges and hot cross buns fill the bakeries and supermarket aisles it’s clear that Easter is just round the corner.  Yet each year Easter arrives unexpectedly and at different times. Critics argue that the date of Easter ought to be fixed and this issue is the cause of...

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    Top tips for stargazing in March!

    by  • 20 March 2015 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Did you tune in to watch Stargazing Live with Professor Brian Cox on BBC last night? We certainly did and now we’ve been inspired to delve back into our essential Stargazers Almanac 2015 to find more tips for stargazing and what to watch out for in the night sky this month. Bob Mizon’s beautifully...

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    Galileo Galilei

    by  • 1 November 2013 • Philosophy of the Natural World • 0 Comments

    Floris publishes a range of books which explore our physical world, from sustainability and alternative science to astronomy. One of our most popular titles in this range is the Stargazers’ Almanac. This post is adapted from the 2014 edition. Galileo Galilei Adapted from the feature article in the Stargazers’ Almanac 2014 Next year will...

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