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Memoir and Correspondence of Caroline Herschel

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Margaret Herschel


For many people, the name Caroline Herschel will be unfamiliar, but she was one of the most significant women on the English scientific scen…

Golden mean to 5000 digits

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Jerry Bonnell


The golden section is a line segment sectioned into two according to the golden ratio. The total length a+b is to the longer segment a as a …

Best of the Global Reality 5-9-9 - Sirius


Josh Reeves


5-9-9 - Sirius (Egypt, Nile, The Hidden Masters, alignment, fertility, Jehovah, Ba'al, Sothis, goddess, astronomy, astrology, deccan, The Si…

Pioneers of Science

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Oliver Lodge


This book takes its origin in a course of lectures on the history and progress of Astronomy arranged for Sir Oliver Lodge in the year 1887. …

When I heard the Learn’d Astronomer

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Walt Whitman


Whitman claimed that after years of competing for "the usual rewards", he determined to become a poet. He first experimented with …

Masters of Space

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Walter Kellogg Towers


This is the story of talking at a distance, of sending messages through space. It is the story of great men—Morse, Thomson, Bell, Marconi, a…

The Flying Saucers are Real

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Donald Keyhoe


The Flying Saucers are Real is a book that investigates numerous encounters between USAF fighters, personnel, and other aircraft, and UFOs b…

Great Astronomers

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Robert Stawell Ball


Of all the natural sciences there is not one which offers such sublime objects to the attention of the inquirer as does the science of astro…

The Science - History of the Universe Vol. 1: Astronomy

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Francis Rolt-Wheeler


Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The first volume is on Astronomy written by Waldemar Kaempffert. This book brie…

Practical Talks by an Astronomer

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Harold Jacoby


The present volume has not been designed as a systematic treatise on astronomy. There are many excellent books of that kind, suitable for se…

The Science - History of the Universe Vol. 3: Physics & Electricity

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Francis Rolt-Wheeler


Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The third volume is on physics written by George Matthew and on electricity wri…

Easy Lessons in Einstein

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Edwin E. Slosson


Published in 1920, Slosson’s Easy Lessons in Einstein is one of the first popularizations of Einstein’s theory of relativity. This book is m…

Two On A Tower

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Thomas Hardy


The plot concerns two – literally starcrossed – lovers: Swithin St. Cleeve, a very young amateur astronomer, and Viviette Constantine, an un…

Telescopes Now Lecture 2: Jodrell Bank, the Lovell Telescope and e-MERLIN

In Museum of the History of Science

Read by Phil Diamond


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

Telescopes Now Lecture 1: The William Herschel and the Hubble telescopes

In Museum of the History of Science

Read by Alexander Boksenberg


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Fitzgerald)

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Omar Khayyám


"Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Persian: رباعیات عمر خیام). The Rubáiyát (Arabic: رباعیات) is a collection of poems, originall…

A Selection of 19th Century Scientific Verse

Read by Ruth Golding


Various


In the 18th and early 19th centuries, it was common for discoveries in branches of science such as botany, astronomy and medicine to be desc…

When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer

In Short Poetry Collection 021

Read by Peter Bobbe


Various


Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 021: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Astro Photography

In Stargazing

Read by Mel Gigg


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

Observing with the Naked Eye

In Stargazing

Read by Charles Barclay


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

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