I have a new article on this here: https://popularastronomy.technicacuriosa.com/popular-astronomy-fall-2017/
I gave a talk on Telescopes at the Oxfordshire Science Festival, at Blackwell’s Bookshop in Oxford, at 12.30 on 19th June 2017: Link to Festival A view of the event
I gave a lunchtime talk at Waterstones bookshop in the centre of Oxford today – a lot of interest and discussion in my OUP book: A Very Short Introduction to Telescopes!
The Next Telescopes The Next Telescopes
Oxford Literary Festival: 25 March 2017: Talk in Blackwell’s Marquee Telescopes: A Very Short Introduction There are one hundred billion galaxies in the observable Universe, and each of them has a hundred billion stars. We know this because of one instrument:
Was yesterday 25th March 2017 and went very well! There must have been around 100 people listening in Blackwell’s Marquee, on a beautiful sunny spring day. There was no electrical power and so no sound system; but I projected my voice to
I will be giving a talk on “10 really interesting things about telescopes”, in support of my OUP Book: “Telescopes: A Very Short Introduction” at 13:15 in with Q&A: http://oxfordliteraryfestival.org/literature-events/2017/march-25/telescopes-a-very-short-introduction Oxford University Press is proud to return to the FT