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My first science book

Conversation elsewhere reminded me of this the other day. I think it’s the first book specifically about science that I owned. Wikipedia, wrongly, I believe, dates it at 1978, but I’m sure it was a Christmas present in 1976. I … Continue reading

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Gravity and Me

I watched Jim Al-Khalili’s television programme “Gravity and Me” last night. A fair bit of it wasn’t really news to me though the actual illustration of the change in gravitational attraction as altitude and latitude change was rather nice. And … Continue reading

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