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Who dropped the ball?

17 August 2016 by

We often speak of books, movies or their successful authors making a bit of a splash. Although you may not…

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War and planets

7 June 2016 by

Astronomical tables hold a decidedly unglamorous place in the history of science. With hundreds of pages covered in nothing but…

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Pies and piety

16 May 2016 by

Does the name Seth Ward ring any bells with you?     He’s one of those early Fellows of the…