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Last Sunday’s episode of COSMOS talked about the speed of light, gravity, black holes, and William Herschel, among other things. And Don, our speaker for the week at our COSMOS viewing party, talked about scientific myths and hoaxes. Did watching the episode and listening to the speaker spark your interest in learning more about these topics? Great! Here is a brief list of books to get you started (with a note next to those that can be found at some of our local, independent bookstores): An Introduction to Black Holes, Information and The String Theory Revolution; The Holographic Universe by Leonard Susskind and James [...]
Thu, Apr 03, 2014
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The third episode of COSMOS talked about comets, Edmund Halley, and Sir Isaac Newton (among other things). Our guest speaker for the weekly viewing party was Dr. Seth Shostack, an astronomer with the SETI Institute who has a deep interest in space exploration and astrobiology. Did watching the episode and listening to the guest speaker spark your interest in learning more about these topics? Super! Here is a brief list of books to get you started (and as always those that can be found in some of our local independent bookstores have a note about that next to them): Edmond Halley: Charting the Heavens [...]
Tue, Mar 25, 2014
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Last Sunday’s episode was all about the evolution of life on our world. Did it spark your interest in learning more about evolution, natural and artificial selection, and the Tree of Life? Did you attend our viewing party at Mobius Science Center and hear Dr. Kamesh Sankaran speak about comets and asteroids and are now curious about learning about them more in-depth? Awesome! Here is a brief list of books to get you started (and once again those that can be found in some of our local bookstores have a note about that next to them): The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence [...]
Mon, Mar 17, 2014
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