Tagged: expanding universe

Considering the Character of Galaxies - A History of NZ Science in 25 Objects

Jean Balchin Jul 04, 2017

One day, when I was seven years old, I decided to camp out in the treehouse with my brother John. It was a poorly planned venture from the start; we misjudged the cold, the ferocity of the mosquitoes and our own temperaments. John got spooked looking at the gnarled bark of the tree, reading faces … Read More

Finding out about the astronomers who found the universe - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 29, 2011

Book review: The Day We Found the Universe by Marcia Bartusiak Price: US$11.53; NZ$20.82 Hardcover: 368 page Publisher: Pantheon (April 7, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0375424296 ASIN: B005IUVQGY This is a great book – just the sort of history of … Continue reading → … Read More