Tales from a Travelling Astronomer
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Allen & Unwin|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $19.95|
| Book Description: |
Everything the amateur astronomer needs to know about the history of the universe, from the transit of Venus to the Higgs boson, from ancient Peruvian observatories to the world's largest particle accelerator
Many people outside the science world harbor the romantic notion that astronomers spend every night with their eyes clapped to giant telescopes, looking for things. The most frequent question astronomer Fred Watson is asked by members of the public is Have you...