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Memoir and Correspondence of Caroline Herschel

Read by Kevin Green


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. …

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

Read by Roger Melin


Donald Keyhoe


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

The New Physics and Its Evolution

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Lucien Poincaré


The end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century marked a new era in the study of physics. It seemed as though everything that was thou…

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…

Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the …

Read by Gail Timmerman Vaughan


Alexander Von Humboldt


In 1799, with extensive travel permissions from the Spanish government, Alexander von Humboldt and the botanist Aimé Bonpland departe…

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…

The Astronomy Exam

In The Halls of Ivy


Don Quinn


This is a comedy starring Ronald and Benita Colman, set at a small college. It was written by Don Quinn and aired on NBC.

Halls of Ivy 52-03-05 (093) The Astronomy Exam

In The Halls of Ivy - Single Episodes


Old Time Radio Researchers Group


THE HALLS OF IVY The Halls of Ivy was an NBC radio sitcom that ran from 1949 - 1952. It was created by Fibber McGee and Molly co-creator/wr…

Coffee Break Collection 003 - Nature

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Various


This is a collection of short (15 minute or less readings) works in English suitable for a coffee break at work or a short commuter ride. Th…

Building stars, planets and the ingredients for life between the stars

In Oxford Physics Public Lectures

Read by Ewine van Dishoeck


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

The Convivio

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Dante Alighieri


Convivio (The Banquet) is a work written by Dante Alighieri roughly between 1304 and 1307. This unfinished work of Dante consists of four tr…

Astro Photography

In Stargazing

Read by Mel Gigg


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

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