Tag Archives: 2000s

The Pluto Files, by Neil de Grasse Tyson: A Review

There are two parts to the story of the world called Pluto in the 21st century. One part revolves around human decisions on Earth about what does, and does not, make a planet. The second part is focused on a … Continue reading

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Talk to the Hand, by Lynne Truss: A Review

Having completed reading Lynne Truss’s book, I’ve found that I must choose between two possibilities; either I am becoming increasingly intolerant and grumpy as I, too, grow older, or that she is right. I don’t want to think that I am … Continue reading

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The Neptune File, by Tom Standage: A Review

For the majority of human history, astronomers and scholars and even astrologers (yes, definitely astrologers) have only been aware of what are called the “Classical planets.” These were the objects in the night sky (named from the Greek planetes, “wanderer”) … Continue reading

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