Wouldn’t it be lovely to sit around a campfire and listen to a story told by Karine Polwart about supernovas! This, followed by her singing! [As reported in the Scotsman,16 … Continue reading CAMPFIRE CONVERSATIONS

Florence Taylor

Florence Taylor Hildred (1865–1932) was the first female member of Leeds Astronomical Society. Florence  had research interests in women’s astronomical history and also women’s suffrage.  In 1896, she lectured on … Continue reading Florence Taylor

The Astronomer’s Garden

Tom John Moore (1858-1924) Gardener and Astronomer:

an ordinary Degree

I gained two ordinary degrees before becoming a specialist. Sian, my wife, has been a General Practitioner in all the time that we have been together. I am now retired … Continue reading an ordinary Degree