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great book for those into astronomy..my husband loved it and would totally recommend itPublished 4 months ago by miss s j fisher
A series of twenty short and highly-readable sketches allows New Stars For Old to bring the history of astronomy to life. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Eric
Marc Read has written a book where fact and fiction collide in a riveting read about Astronomy.
Seen through the eyes of Galileo and Aristotle, amongst others, they tell... Read more
In his foreword to "New Stars for Old" Marc Read comments that "Science is done by people...it changes as time goes by... Read morePublished 18 months ago by EmmaHunneyball
This book provides snapshots of twenty of the most influential figures in the development of astronomy, showing them not as dry theorists but as living products of their times,... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Dave Higgins
I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in astronomy. Marc Read manages to both introduce lesser known characters and also humanise many, more popular, characters who we... Read morePublished 21 months ago by MC
"New Stars for Old" is a great book. Very well written and hard to put down. The style grabbed me straight away
This book is an excellent and amusing work that gives the... Read more
I have said many times that there must be a way to combine fiction and popular science - to get a message across and provide a great story to enjoy as well. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Brian Clegg