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February 9, 2017

February Science Book: The Planets

February Science Book: The Planets

I’m a little late announcing the February Science Book, but better late than never! This month I’ll be reading The Planets by Dava Sobel. I’ve heard that Sobel is a great writer, so I’m looking forward to reading this book! Now I just need to start and finish it before the end of this short month… Here is the description of the book from Amazon: With her bestsellers Longitude and …

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January Science Book Review: A Fish Caught in Time

January Science Book Review: A Fish Caught in Time

I’m over a week late with posting my January Science Book Review — apologies! I actually managed to finish reading the book in January, but I was too busy with my day job to find the time to write the review. Better late than never! The Monthly Science Book that I selected to read in January was A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth by Samantha Weinberg. Overall, I …

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January 1, 2017

January Science Book: A Fish Caught in Time

January Science Book: A Fish Caught in Time

The Monthly Science Book that I’ve selected for January is A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth by Samantha Weinberg. This book has been on my reading list for awhile, ever since I visited a little museum in Knysna, South Africa, dedicated to the Coelacanth and its discoverer. Here’s the description of the book from Amazon: The coelacanth (see-lo-canth) is no ordinary fish. Five feet long, with …

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December 31, 2016

Monthly Science Book Review: The Comet Sweeper

As I announced a few weeks ago I’ve decided to start a new regular feature here on Georneys: a monthly science book review. At the beginning of every month, I’ll announce what science book I’ll be reading. At the end of the month, I’ll write a book review, which may be short or long, depending upon how much time I have and how much I have to say about the book. …

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November 21, 2016

Introducing a New Feature: Monthly Science Book Review

Introducing a New Feature: Monthly Science Book Review

I’ve been negligent with my blogging again. I was in hospital in October and out of action for a few weeks. I’m doing much better now but had to catch-up on a few things, mostly at work! So, my blogging suffered once again. To kick-start the blog again and go in a slightly different direction, I’d like to announce a new feature: a monthly science book review. I’ve been meaning …

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