• Posts Tagged ‘Stargazers Almanac’

    The Computer that Measured the Universe

    by  • 7 May 2021 • Astronomy, Stargazing • 0 Comments

    Discover the work of Henrietta Swan Leavitt in the feature article from Stargazers’ Almanac 2021 The year 2021 marks the centenary of the death of one of the lesser-known but very significant heroes of early twentieth-century astronomy, Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868–1921). As we gaze into the night sky, we can say with a degree...

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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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