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Academia

Cosmos, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Bruno

By now it seems clear: Neil deGrasse Tyson and Cosmos got Bruno wrong.[1] People have pointed out, and out, and out, and out, and out the various errors.[2] Meg Rosenburg starts to move the discussion beyond the errors by offering a bit more about Bruno. In her post Becky Ferreira adds still more detail. But […]

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History

17th-C. Tory and Quaker Astrologers

In Special Collections here we have a copy of John Gadbury’s[1] Ephemerides of the Celestial Motions for XX Years (London, 1709). Gadbury was a prolific astrologer throughout the latter half of the 17th-century. By 1655 he was publishing almanacs and ephemerides. Over the next fifty years he published numerous single-year almanacs, some multi-year almanacs, and […]