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Hanny

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Astronomy books!
« on: October 15, 2012, 08:11:36 am »
Did we already have this cool book in here? ;D


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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2012, 08:15:53 am »
And THIS ONE will be out in a few days!! 8)


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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2012, 11:00:22 am »
And THIS ONE will be out in a few days!! 8)


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:D :D This one looks  8) 8)

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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2012, 11:36:37 am »
And THIS ONE will be out in a few days!! 8)
[see picture below]
This picture by kind permission of Brian.
:D :D This one looks  8) 8)

Doesn't it just. ;D 8) :-X ::) ;)

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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2012, 04:02:42 pm »
Update: okay, I just saw a sneak preview of it. Of the page we're on, to be more exact. :D

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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2012, 05:54:51 pm »
And THIS ONE will be out in a few days!! 8)


This picture by kind permission of Brian.

As you can read here http://www.banguniverse.com/the-cosmic-tourist it will be out tomorrow 17 october.
When you check amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listing/1847326196/ref=dp_olp_used?ie=UTF8&condition=used you can already get a used version of it today (the 16th)  ;D

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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2012, 06:53:47 pm »
Yup, as I said, tomorrow is the official release indeed, but bookstores might have it displaid already of course. ;)

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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2012, 10:16:34 pm »
Yeah, but they have it secondhand the day before release !!!

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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2012, 07:11:00 am »
Here's an article from The Telegraph about the book with a good picture of Patrick!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/9617730/We-cant-be-the-only-ones-says-Sir-Patrick-Moore.-Im-sure-of-it.html
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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2012, 09:05:42 am »
And a video of the three of them talking about it! ;D

I heard my copy is on its way.. can't wait to see the other 99 places! 8)

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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #10 on: October 25, 2012, 08:21:44 pm »
Have we mentioned this one already? It's very cool! Both Alice and I are 'in' it, but that's not the reason it's cool: it's science (also astronomy), it's fun, it's done together with a lot of people on twitter and it's for charity! 8) Explanation here. 8)

My students reading the book 'A Neutron Walks into a Bar...'

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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2012, 09:30:59 pm »
Got my signed copy! 8) More here. ;D


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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2012, 09:36:26 am »
This is on my Christmas list!
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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #13 on: November 11, 2012, 11:36:48 am »
This is on my Christmas list!

:D

It really is a great book. :)

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Re: Astronomy books!
« Reply #14 on: December 21, 2012, 07:30:05 pm »
News Release Number: STScI-2012-50     December 21, 2012 01:00 PM (EST)
New Free E-books Available about Two Famous NASA Space Telescopes
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2012/50/