‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’

On the night before Sian’s mother died we were talking with her about all sorts of stuff. I brought into the conversation Catherine Heymans who had recently been appointed as … Continue reading ‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’

CAMPFIRE CONVERSATIONS

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: