October Tango is a lovely piece for string quartet; light, but with a beautiful soaring and lilting melody as well as passion and drama. It has a wide range of possible applications from events, such as weddings or celebrations, to an
‘Cottage Gardens’ is a recently released composition for string quartet, which is now available for purchase. A happy, light piece which is particularly suitable for intermediate players and is appropriate for weddings and events.
I gave a soapbox talk in the Blackwell’s book tent in the Bodleian Quad in Oxford at lunchtime on Saturday 6th April, on my new book: “MATTER, A Very Short Introduction”, which was published by Oxford University Press on 28th
I have just received an advance copy of my forthcoming book: MATTER – A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press). From the tiniest quantum structures to the visible universe in 140 pages! Matter = Mass = Energy; but we only
Here is a distillation of nine key ideas from my forthcoming book: “Matter – A Very Short Introduction” (Oxford University Press to be published in 2018). In my book, I have focussed on key concepts using hardly any equations. These include
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!
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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: