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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…

Seth Ward

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…

A star-crossed astronomer

12 December 2012 by

You may be familiar with our ‘Fellows in Fiction‘ loan collection in the Library, which focuses on books showing real…