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Haydn and the Herschels

Last night I was listening to a broadcast of a concert performance of Haydn’s “Creation” on BBC Radio 3, featuring the London Philharmonic under the direction of Sir Roger Norrington. 415 more words

The Universe And Stuff

ON THIS DAY: January 11, 2017

January 11th is

Milk Day *

Hot Toddy Day

Thank You Day

Step in Puddle ‘n Splash Day

Human Trafficking Awareness Day *

International Parity at Work Day * 990 more words

History

ON THIS DAY: November 15, 2016

November 15th is

America Recycles Day *

Entrepreneur’s Day *

I Love to Write Day *

National Philanthropy Day *

National Young Reader’s Day

Sadie Hawkins Day * 517 more words

History

November 15 - Asteroid 21 Lutetia

Asteroid 21 Lutetia was discovered on November 15th 1852 by Hermann Goldschmidt.  It’s about 100 km (60 miles) in diameter, is irregularly shaped,  fairly dense and heavily cratered. 199 more words

Astronomy

Happy Discovery Day, Neptune!

Hey, everyone. Happy Friday. Thanks for stopping by. I hope you’re having a great day to end the week, and a great, starry weekend ahead of you. 473 more words

Who Are The Iconic Men of Georgian Bath?

It’s Jane Austen week here in Bath and everyone here is talking about Pride and Prejudice’s iconic writer.

Over the last few days, Austen has become an even larger conversation starter than usual and is continually referred to as Bath’s most famous resident. 617 more words

History

About the author, a picture of Harrison Chase

I was practicing my about the author photo face on the tube this morning.

I don’t want it to look too happy, I want people to look at it and think “Wow, that guy’s deep, what’s going through his mind? 489 more words