Category Archives: Astronomy
In the last few days, a British government delegation, headed by the Prime Minister, has been in India, talking trade, visas, and, inevitably, the colonial past.
In trying times for all but a few authors and their publishers, technology seems to offer new ways of getting into print (whether real or virtual). Print-on-demand, for example, makes feasible such projects as the Cambridge Library Collection (where our … Continue reading
I think I’m right in saying that Charles Babbage (1791–1871) is the only author we have reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection whose books have covers in all three colours – red for his work on the printing industry, On … Continue reading
My mathematical incompetence has been remarked upon before; and I cannot look back upon the nightmare that was my GCE physics exam without feeling sick – in fact, the only thing that stopped me from pretending a sudden illness when … Continue reading