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
Is now published by Oxford University Press, and widely available from all the usual sources including Amazon etc. There is also an e-version available