Subject Index:

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Alchemy

The Last Magician

Astrology

Astronomy and Astrology 0: Prelude

Astronomy

A loser who was really a winner.

The Starry Messenger What it Said and What that Really Meant!

Twinkle, twinkle little star how I wonder where you went?

The Moons of Mars

Syphilis and Comets

Models of Mars

The Superior Stamp Collector

A.C. Grayling, the Jesuits and Prejudice.

Why scientists shouldn’t write history of science

He said it would be there and it was!

Not just an architect.

An important anniversary in the history of science.

We know it moves but can you prove it?

A man with a strange name.

GG Superstar!

Oh happy day!

Joining up the dots

Autobiographical

WHO AM I AND WHY AM I HERE?

Local Historian

“Schnupps” 25th January 1988 – 24th August 2009

I don’t really belong here.

Now we are one.

Bible Chronology

In defence of the indefensible.

Book Reviews

Newton and the Counterfeiter: Review of a Subtitle!

Newton and the Counterfeiter: Part one: A review of a volume of popular history

Newton and the Counterfeiter: A Review Part 2.

Cartography, Exploration & Geodesy

On clocks and triangles: a post for Newtonmas

From Prester John to higher mathematics.

Joining up the dots

Circumnavigating the Globe

Calendrics

In defence of the indefensible.

Early Scientific Printing

Joining up the dots

Historiography (sort of)

A Mission Statement

A confusion of Hamiltons

Crisis What Crisis? Kuhn and the fabrication of history.

Naïve or everyday presentism

Cutting heroes down to size.

When did the (Scientific) Renaissance take place?

From Prester John to higher mathematics.

Don’t you just love journalists?

Not only the press!

History of the Computer

Is the question ‘who invented the computer’ legitimate?

Z3 or not Z3 that is the question.

The Colossus is not a computer!

History of the Telescope

A Telescope Chronology:

It was 401 years ago today…

The real founder of telescopic astronomy.

Taking the colour out of light.

Islamic Science

Riffing on an Algorithm

Jesuit Science

A loser who was really a winner.

A.C. Grayling, the Jesuits and Prejudice.

Grayling defends Protestant theology against the Jesuits?

Life Sciences

A boy from Essex who made good

A Biological Birthday.

Of Herbs and Herbals.

Logic

One of my worst academic puns!

Bertie’s Dream

Mathematics

A loser who was really a winner.

Not just a Magus but also a Mathematicus

A Confusion of Bernoullis!

One of my worst academic puns!

Riffing on an Algorithm

Cannonballs, Cherrios and Snowflakes

From Prester John to higher mathematics.

Emmy and the Habilitation

Joining up the dots

Bertie’s Dream

Gunfight at the Cubic Corral

Medicine

Syphilis and Comets

Medical Brackets

Jerry the Builder from the Waterfall

Of Herbs and Herbals.

Nürnberg

Local Historian

Optics

A Telescope Chronology:

Riding the Wave

It was 401 years ago today…

Shedding some light!

Refraction, refrangibility, diffraction or inflexion

The Darkened Room

Joining up the dots

Taking the colour out of light.

Physics

Riding the Wave

On clocks and triangles: a post for Newtonmas

Shedding some light!

Refraction, refrangibility, diffraction or inflexion

The Darkened Room

Taking the colour out of light.

Science & Religion

Science and Religion in The Early Middle Ages

Its Monastic not Christian!

To accommodate or not to accommodate that is the question.

It’s a sin to lie Mr Mann and you’ve been lying!

Two Quotes for the Christians.

A Reading List for Joel Hendon

Christians are not Christians!

A.C. Grayling, the Jesuits and Prejudice.

Grayling defends Protestant theology against the Jesuits?

Religion contra science.

Scientific Societies

Plain and Simple Language.

It wasn’t the first but…

Technology

The Smoothing Effect of Ear Wax.

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