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Top Customer Reviews: Discover the Stars: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 10 ratings
4 / 5
A good place partorisca begin.👍 If it wants to learn more than east is another history .
4 / 5
" It discovers some Stars" it is written for people with an interest in astronomy but little or no practical experience, still has included one experienced can benefit of this book adds. Like an example of a last, has been practising amateur astronomy for 5 years, and own 3 telescopes, 2 pairs of binoculars have optimised for astronomy, and so only the enormous battery of books of astronomy, maps of star and software of several shots. In spite of all this material and my varied years of experience, am returned the " it Discovers some Stars" so only last night partorisca enhance my stargazing experience.
A better tool for astronomy has interested is one or more working eyeballs--just looking in a heaven, memorising some constellations, and looking them come and go with some seasons. This approximation is highly undervalued in of the books of conventional astronomy. The binoculars are the enhancement adds to an eye in of the skins to look in a heaven at night (p. p.ej., Almost an integer Messier the catalogue can be seen with 7x50 or 10x50 prismatic), but almost all the books in the astronomy of deep heaven describes a lot, a lot of objects that could that any never be seen with normal binoculars. The majority of arrival of amateur astronomer with 3-4" refractors or 6-8" Newtonians, but to a lot of authors these is "small" telescopes. Has four reservations of astronomy concealed recommends to look for that an object has called "the quintet of Stephen," but this simply can not be seen with anything less than the 12-13" spent. That is the dabbler to do?
Read " it Discovers some Crash" and discover. A very first the calm chapter say to look and only start in a heaven-- has do not advise better. A map of heaven is resupplied for each month, together with vivid descriptions , fond of everything there is to see with your eyes. After the a lot brief description of crew (Understand 2), calm of Berry of Richard take on an intimate recognition of a heaven at night. A recognition is in a form of 23 heaven detailed maps. These cover each one that like this of some visible constellations in a North Hemisphere and speak a lot of some visible objects inside him. It is aventajado that this cast contains the number of references to the external objects of a Messier catalogue (mostly Caldwell objects, likes raisin). It does not squander your time that tries to find "gems of deep heaven" where the normal people will find any one. For example, it describes Fornax like this "a miserable little constellation with hardly anything to recommend it." My own experience with telescopes until 8" in diameter quite well resist this was. In another hand, when it suggests that taken the look, really will be able of the find. I have found the majority of some objects has mentioned in some maps to star that prismatic use or he 3.5" Mak telescope, and each object that use a 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain or Newtownian.
Does not look to this book to resupply has detailed descriptions of some objects in some maps of heaven: there is a lot, a lot, a lot reserves that do this already, comprising especially my preferred take the paralizaciones there is anticipated more users, "Incident-Hopping" for Robert Garfinkle. It does not go to this book that looks for the joint detailed in telescopes or binoculars: "Estrella Ware" and "visiting a Universe by means of Binoculars" for Philip Harrington cover these subjects, he like this done a uncanny and link therein. Richard Berry is another popular book "Build Your Own Telescope" (a lot, a lot highly recommended) calms included say you like this to build a telescope of your sleeps. It does not use this book if the precise maps of heaven detailed, or RA/Dec dipped for objects of deep heaven: "Sky Atlas 2000.0" (Tirion and Sinnott), "Uranometria 2000.0 (Tirion, Rappaport and Lovi) is sources very better.
Instead, look to this book to resupply a foundation for take it pleasant has spent down some stars. In an end, a test of the reference is his application: I give " it Discovers some Crash" to friends those who express an interest in astronomy, and take hooked.
5 / 5
Would owe that be a lot but has not been that for the update to the mine ipod
4 / 5
a lot for 7-the old year, has required to plot of still the oldest boys...
5 / 5
The book adds to find your way around a heaven at night. Well explained and easy to use - add little book to take was at night in your star that looks. Any fuss, so only simple to use to present to a heaven at night. Good value for money!
4 / 5
Ossia A look of excellent beginner in sympathetic that it can see in some heavens at night with your eyes in of the skins. It admonishes One begins with some brief explanations of reasons some stars look to move a do one. Then movements to monthly maps that is easy to comprise and with solid explanations as to those some controls of heaven during each month. Each month is covered peels 2 long page with a page of text info in a map and a page to face that it aims the map of heaven. It agrees that these maps are geared to viewing of eye in of to the skins like some maps simply aim some star inner some constellations viewable this month. Understand Two begins with some basic info in types of the available telescopes, likes law and the one who the accessories are available. Understand Three contains there is detailed more maps of some heavens (thinks zoomed takes more detail), more info to the astronomical measure, variable stars, double stars, groups of star, nebulae, a Milky Way and other galaxies. Also it contains instructions to use some maps of star. Understand Four is the brief exploitation of a Moon, Understand Five brief view of some planets. Understand Six promotes exploitation further of astronomy with sources. These Chapters are followed for the cast of constellations and the one who the maps aim, and a Apêndice that objective that mapea to use in time and of the particular dates. A book the book with 'only' 128 pages 'discovering some Stars' is the very thorough introduction to a heaven at night.
5 / 5
This relatively the slender volume is chock full of useful information for a beginner, and in the very reasonable prize. Also it comprises the monthly all-the map of heaven for each month, and then 21 has detailed maps of some constellations with facing the pages that suggests some better objects to see in the each constellation. It is really the gem!
4 / 5
As it describes in a lot of places, these lives of book until an expectation. An introductory book well in that star of gazes. Our whole family master a book.
4 / 5
Good monthly atlas.
Amparo of riada of too much information.
4 / 5
Ossia A awsome book. They are an astronomer praise interested and have tonnes of books but this a book I use the fast reference the one who Messier the objects are visible in the particular constellation. I have spent literally the copy out of thumbing back and advance in him. It would be the first book of perfect astronomy for a budding binocular astronomer.

Top Customer Reviews: ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 1 ratings
5 / 5
It is taken, composed of 634 pages of main text, an author recounts a life of Thomas Alba Edison. But he recounts he in that I consider partorisca be the quite lacking way – behind. A Prologue covers a year 1931, concealed of Edison dead; some allocutions of Epilogue mostly some consequences of Edison dead. This in spite of, among these two sections of a book are eight part, each covering the decade. But these decades are presented behind, beginning with Edison last, 1920 – 1929 and when finalising with some first years of dozen of his life: 1847 – 1859. Consistently, Progress logically of one separates to a prójimo, a reader goes back in time in chunks of 20 years. This in spite of, inside the each part, some chances are presented chronologically. Personally, I have found this fashion to be quite uncomfortable.

In general, has found an information has presented to be quite interesting, both in Edison personal life as well as his professional a. As in a lot of biographies of people/scienziathe technicians, has a lot of technical descriptions of Edison work and inventions. I have found some of these descriptions to be clear, while very other active benefitted of illustrations and diagrams to sustain to do them clearer and like this more accessible. Of course this would be resulted in the a lot of main book that already is. So much, perhaps comprising less and less the technical descriptions detailed would have been better.

Has learnt extracted adds in Edison by means of this reserve which have found to be of the interesting although the time that frustrates read.

Top Customer Reviews: The Edge of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
5 / 5
I have enjoyed really this book. I owe that admit, are the total novice when it comes the physics. My only claim is that I am extremely curious roughly all the things. This book has resupplied easy to comprise and entertaining explanations in of the theories of physics and like the physicists are dipping was partorisca try them. An author has written wonderful descriptions of some diverse, and sometimes extreme, the scientists of half half are using partorisca spend out of his experiences. Reason A Flange of Physics has resisted my interest partorisca cover to cover, has the best comprising of as the science is trying to solve some appearances ignored in our universe.
5 / 5
A book explores a construction of observatories in progress and a lot of countries of a small plus some concealed has been has has built decades to some new of concealed them is in a forefront of studios in astrophysicists. In this travesía, a book capitalises in some the majority of debatable subjects in the astrophysicists that comprises some neutrinos and a particle of goddess.
4 / 5
A book is the little has bitten dated, but like me a bit episodes of some very far corners of a world were some instruments are located. Calm also take the very good sense of as the physics evolves.
5 / 5
This book would owe that be compulsory reading in institute - try a frankly that falls jaw when be fact during a world in a realm of Physics. Critically, This in spite of, is not the dry or singular approximation; it comprises wonderfully endearing, fascinating and inspiring information in a context of all these projects. Some episodes are historical, some are modern but all are eye -inaugural. Some challenges have faced of scientists by means of flanges and time, but his eventual successes and the growth are moving and promoting to any the one who could ask has the future like the race. Any book that can dread like this diverse likes impact of variety of radio telescope in South African partner-economic development (that comprises the very emotional reference to the function of the apartheid, which do fault like the memory so only that recent that the terrible period was) and a value of gardening on the mountain in Cile, has my in favour interesting vote. That marks this book of the entity in my opinion is that it draws calm to worlds that is usually invisible to a layman, and as although seen can be quite confusing. They are by train to avert Of this book with the strong desire to learn more roughly all I bed, and feeling immensely appreciated to that has done like this tirelessly to give a knowledge often takes for has admitted.
5 / 5
A word 'physical' in this book' the title can instil fear in some alcohols of some potential readers those who can disturb his possible implications for the contained of a book. For one the majority of part, this in spite of, these fears can be place averts. This book is essentially the memoir of an author is recognition a ball to places that comprises some of one the majority of far, the majority inhospitable locations that this planet has to that offered. A reason for his travesía is to visit scientific (mostly physical) the one who are building instruments that will help the better humanity comprises our universe. Each house of chapter in the different location; these comprise, but has not limited to: the deep subterranean mine, several highland cups, regions of empty arid hot and bitterly colds icy places, i.et., Siberia and Antartide (comprising a Pole Of the sud). In the each chance, an author speaks a remoteness of a location, some hardships have involved for some scientists and personal that alive and work there and some challenges have faced to build a together experimental-up. Also it speaks a definite purpose of the each scientific investigation. Ossia Where he in brief (and in clear prose) has described a science that is researched and some questions that an experience that is dipped on win, some day, answered of help.

A fashion to write is clear, friendly, involving and mostly quite accessible (I soyostly' reason have found a last chapter to be bit it otherworldly (literally) and more than the boss-scratcher; but such abstract ideas have tried often to be essential for an advance is of science). Although this pound can be enjoyed for any, especially these interested in as physical of the cutting flange is progressing, science a lot of avid bed buffs can not find too scientific surprised. This in spite of, all the readers probably would be fascinated for a narrative author that describes some living and working conditions extreme when being the dice endures everything in a name of science.
5 / 5
Took the moment partorisca read but interested all a way by means of. Some methods because they ensure a security of the scientists that reads in some of these places is surprising.

Has imagined always a life of the scientific would be a lot of monotonous and to a large extent disengaging.

In all the chance, found that really interesting.

Top Customer Reviews: The Light Ages: The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 43 ratings
4 / 5
Ossia One exceptional tarpaulin partorisca the first book, looking some investigation adds. The Quite properly challenge one increasingly untenable contrives that some the Half ages was the period of ignorance, superstition and darkness. Of course, it is not hard to find examples of these in a medicine, technology and religious faith of a period, but one same can be said of any age that comprises our own and, like some points of author was, intolerance of religious and political faith (comprising that it burns witches) has worsened in a prompt modern period.
A main house is in an extraordinary life of John of Westwyck, fray, astronomer and astrologer (the distinction was much less clear then) and general polymath, the one who the looks in some registers intermittently, with an author that does the highly plausible stab full in some empty. Well documented is his brief education in Oxford ( has been surprised the one who the fray is remained to study there, included if they have not studied for some plenaries seven years) , investigation and duties in St. Alban Is (the monastery the rich plus in Inghilterra), his brief foray to to the military life likes them to them the part of the intersection of a Fray and his time in Tynemouth in a wild north; the fray were sent sometimes there like the punishment, but John can have given the reception to an occasion to think more deeply there.
A history comprises a lot of appearances of Mediaeval life joint the monasticism. It touches on medicine, philosophy, meteorology and agriculture, all duquel was addicted in some measure in a clock, a calendar, seasons and, as they have thought, a movement of some celestial organism.
A book is engagingly writing and a lot of paced. He no blind with Science, but pieces and challenge those of us those who are laymen in of the scientific terms. I have paid a book one scarce compliment of the king-reading to take my boss around some technical appearances of a Albion. In general, an author aims that some the Half ages were the period of the intense intellectual ferments and has contributed a lot to a late plus, much more written on, Scientific Revolution.
A book is generously produced and very reasonable priced.
5 / 5
Seb Falk Is esome the Ages read' is simply wonderful.

Like any the one who enjoys history but has little had knowledge of Falk zone of interest, is not sure state as to expect when I have chosen on this book. That founds was the pacey, articulates, and consistently intriguing bed. Falk Ameno The a lot of-the voice has required to a bookshelf and certainly very shy out of defiant an old narrative of ‘science vs. Religion'. His fluidity with a @@subject @@@subject – by means of centuries and of the continents – is evident, and his recognition driven by means of some Ages Read is the joy .

The will not be lost in a reader that when Falk pauses to extoll some skills of the professor of Age Read – perhaps for his clarity, breadth of knowledge, or schematic comprising of the particular instrument – also could be describe he. Speaking like this any the one who knows that the garden that the faces to the sud is well for alone but would struggle to explain exactly reason, found me included nodding together with declensions, azimuths, and stereographic projections. In an odd occasion when the things take really complicated, Falk does well to take and adapt a reader that is in the good company feels garbled – and a plentiful the illustrations and the diagrams go the long way to help here too much.

Like an aside, a hardcover is drawn fantastically and would seat comfortably in any bibliophile shelf; I imagine I will be to wrap the copy or two before Navidad this year!

So only can expect that ossia a prime minister of a lot of books of Falk.
5 / 5
Ossia The stuffing of the brilliant book with the facts would owe that know but no , of mathematicians the astronomy, and, embarrassingly, all the things that ours so many-the ancestor of the call of Dark Age has known.

Some of him is things that marks the perfect sense there is so only be think the little harder, another is real OMG moments.

Falk Reconstructs A mediaeval world around the fray has called John of Westwyk, the fray has smoked at all had it roughly any be for the historian that means well wrongly attributing the scientific text to Chaucer and one looks for a real author headed to Westwyk. We do not know any one a lot roughly the, but his work say his place in a monastery of St Albans in a fourteenth late century and of that his world is king-has built.

Wants to comprise a mediaeval alcohol, ossia essential reading .
5 / 5
Ossia The painstakingly researched reserve which give wide evidence of a growth of mathematicians and medicine during some premiers four centuries of a last milenario. For example tip that some endeavours of Greeks, Arab, Europeans and Hebrew astronomers, astrologers and clockmakers finally headed to the theory of Copernicus of the heliocentric universe, particularly after a press of scientific texts is available result so that the knowledge could be quickly and with the accuracy disseminated. A theological and astrological the appearances are has treated also. It has not bent mathematically the readers will wish to skip some passages that extracted mathematician of an astrolabe and other devices.
4 / 5
Falk Is a professor of the science and the professor of calm history desires had experienced in pupil. Calm direct attentively to explore the zones have thought would be besides your mathematician and suppositions of question of the frames in a past that you never thought to defy. Glorious.
4 / 5
Ossia The remarkable book . It directs no only to aim like a like this-call them of Dark ages were full of inventive and creative alcohols but also to present a social and intellectual context of scientific activity. And all this is in the frame of a life of an identifiable character. It is not postponed for some chapters plus very technical - just enjoy a personal and inventive narrative.
4 / 5
Has think that the mediaeval history has been boring (thank you lessons of school history), but am absorbed absolutely in this book. It is readable, but like this fill of interesting information in that has dipped it the foundation to our way of life and science. Probably I owe that read the again for the absorb everything.
5 / 5
Ossia An excellent description of Mediaeval stock exchange and debunks an idea that this was the period of zero progress in some arts and of the sciences. Author Seb Falk follows several scholarly tendencies by means of some experiences of the fray real, John Westwyk of St. Albans. For personalizing these tendencies, a reader is involved in several subjects. Some of these, like a workings of an astrolabe and an interpretation of astronomical maps, is quell'has bitten detailed but palpable fact to be grounded in some actions of real people. Some the Half ages come the life in the way that is the still walks scholars for casualidades that a reader can relate to. A contributo wonderful to some Age 'will read.
5 / 5
Extremely interesting studio of a vibrant, international and eclectic culture of some late Half Ages - will defy many of a preconceptions of the people have on spent with a view that until Copernicus and Galileo all was darkness and ignorance .
4 / 5
This book dips the new slant in a 'Darkness' age and shows so only that is to be comprise in this period, generally considered like empty. A monastic the orders have had certainly the best comprising of the astronomy that had been previously given to believe and his capacity to build clocks and other scientific instruments, often based in long leading theory, has surprised.
4 / 5
Pound very interesting. Some the dark ages have not been like this dark after all. Well writing and informative. Recommended.
4 / 5
Skilfully Conceived and that the uses written one the majority of fragmentary of biographical/historical details partorisca a 'character' centrical, John Westwyk - as the half to aim a frankly amazing terracing of sophistication in astronomical observation and thinking of a period.
4 / 5
A lovely reading of the book and rereading. Full of information, and illuminating.
5 / 5
Gorgeous, Ready, and like this, like this interesting. Lovely illustrations and the way to write that he all both easy to comprise (computing time!!!) As well as fascinating - súper involving partorisca read. Highly recommended.
4 / 5
The parts of history have spent often for big but this book gives an occasion to better comprise the history of sympathetic and illustration.
5 / 5
Starts partorisca counter with which almost five centuries some lies and falsehoods has levelled against some monasteries that follows a Reformation
4 / 5
Very written and informative. A joy to read. It researches excellent and original.
4 / 5
THIS BOOK Is A REVALATION And MERIT to BE AMPLY READ FOR ALL THE PEOPLE Of INTELLIGENCE.
4 / 5
I declare extremely interesting utilísimo For was the one who was wish to deepen the argument, goes read carefully ceto sweated it reading is a pò intense mine the endeavour is very ripagato.
4 / 5
Recommend this Rids The all those interested was culture medievale especially was history of the astronomy. It is A reading agevole and Any one technical. It is He fruit has given years has given investigations of the author In these fields.
4 / 5
Excellent book, well has researched. Fascinating Partorisca Read. Highly recommended.
4 / 5
Are not the heavy reader but I occasionally read the book of history here or there, some are swipes and some are loses. This one has taken to good sure my attention and maintained captivated throughout with his easy-to-the bed writes way and variety of interesting historical histories or facts that so only maintains partorisca come.

A book helped really partorisca see some mediaeval days in the whole new light. It is not my favourite time in the history and I have not thought never would be partorisca read the book in fray, this in spite of, was enjoyable. There is abundance of information on like the day to the life of day has been directed, and a way is writing really builds some world-wide around you, helping you partorisca comprise each appearance of like this is spent his days well until his level of education.

A book covers the wide row of practices scienziathe the person would use behind a 14th century and I felt these parts, especially to an end, strayed out of his historian storytelling and sided more to the scientific explanation. Taking to these sections, has the sense has concerned would not be able to follow, this in spite of, Seb Falk a work that surprised to simplify these things and really helping a reader to comprise. Thanks to some pictures and the examples resupplied, find me that follows together with his anxious examples to learn and better comprise like this the be be do in a past.

Seats this book is majorly sided the astronomy. In active his, has been expecting the whole variety of sciences to be covers, and is, but I chairs is the little in a short side and could be be cover to the a lot of further discharge. To an end, felt likes read the book mostly roughly the astronomy and all has been more gone. He to the sense likes the history follows the fray the one who has done crew to be used for astronomy, this in spite of, some other sections were like this a lot of writings and easy to comprise that for an end has begun to feel lost in a section of astronomy.

In general, for some premiers three neighbourhoods of a book, was really enjoying it and feel is in good sure values he: the plot is coverage , and spend to enjoy astronomy and history then ossia a perfect book for you, but be me a lot of any history but struggles the bit with astronomy, in of the points, felt the bit out of my zone of consolation.
4 / 5
Is the generally resisted, but terribly wrong faith that some the Dark ages were both dark and devoid developers or has thought. This pound debunks this faith entirely.

While a lot of scholars attribute a birth of scientist has thought in a Renaissance of a 15th century, Seb Falk that follows a life and works of Johannes of Westwyke, tip that some foundations have been dipped a lot of years before.

Johannes' The travesía takes around Inghilterra, of St Albans the Tynemouth and later by means of a Canal partorisca mediate in Despenser Cross.

Like the proud North-Easterner, has loved a chapter dipped in Tynemouth and Northumbria how was well to learn the little in my region.

By means of a book I really obtained a recognition for some conditions and scholars of the attitudes of some times have had to that contend with. The scientific learning was linked like this to a church, almost policed for a clergy as it has not been to be never a unbiased exercise. In spite of this this in spite of, a level of discoveries and a depth of has thought is to the aim is that it blows alcohol. While they are the coached biomedical scientific, has had a luxury of centuries of knowledge and crew, but there is not any way could do the one who these scholars have done.

Is the hard book to revise the data is quite dense and academician in of the places, this in spite of Falk writes in such the way that is not never dry or in your boss. Some sections could require some extra read because of some concepts, and has found that has required to read he in of the deliveries to leave an information drenches in.

Has so many glorious illustrations of manuscripts, devices, and calculations to touch on and would want to see him in colour.

Another thing there is enjoyed really was that it has had like this etymology to discover. So much of our tongue there is fascinating historical roots, and was adds to find so much of him here.

This, thinks, is the book that will know to want to read, and yes calm , then to good sure the buy.
4 / 5
Dr. Falk take on the scarce, fascenating and the eye that opens travesía to some dark ages, the time that the majority of people have preconceptions. By means of this book written beautiful @gives that some the half ages have not gone so only in a dark principle of a church in the each appearance of life and of course science.

A book has described a life of the fray, John has appointed of Westwyk, the one who any one only is the man of God but also the student of mathematicians and astronomy.

A book described of the different appearances of personal and scientific life of brother John together with a width that diverse histories of one was of a culture, to developments of clocks and an importance any of clocks in a midieval life, the agriculture, the scientific and cultural transmissions crucial with a Moslem world.

A lot has surprised in this reservation that calm you partorisca appreciate a midieval the time and a historical influence has had our time!

Recommends this book by all the world especially any the one who is interested in history of science. A remarkable reading!
4 / 5
This book takes calm by means of like this some people of an age have used a science of of a day, to to the things like to them the astronomy, to organise his daily lives and senses of mark of a world-wide around him. It is the fascinating and the piece written well of work, although I have struggled with some of some explanations for example a movement of a sun by means of a year and some of some concepts of alien have behind had then and has had to that reread them.
Is full of 'oh I has known no concealed' moments like an use of the uneven hours and I has been surprised in how much was known and has behind accepted in an age where the religion was a force of behaviour of a world. A skill of a craftsmen to create clocks and measuring the device for me was an opener of eye.
Like this was the pre copies of emission to revise some illustrations they unfortunately lost so that it will be to buy a book when it is published how is something would like me read of a version completed of, really is an excellent book a lot of fact to an author.
4 / 5
Is always ardent state in mediaeval history, does not know a reason, but is one was that particularly I attract. Ossia Reason has wanted to order this book.

By means of some eyes of a fourteenth-fray of century John of Westwyk, careers by means of some streets and the discoveries of entities have done in a mediaeval period. This fray fantastic gives the a lot vivid image that this splendid period of our history was.

A book that highly recommends, in that I has taken stray while reading. Calm really learn the plot in mediaeval culture, life, and discovered.

Has found this really the fascinating travesía.
4 / 5
I doubt are so only in not knowing any one a lot in mediaeval science or in mediaeval time in general, if I am perfectly sincere. For I have come so much to this book with just an interest in the history concealed has not been fed for the moment and some time in my hands.

Liked immediately of an author, Seb Falk is, way and, although it is perhaps the little too verbose, describes this period of history in the significant way that calm draws in, no the difference of a way can find you achieving to choose on a novel a late plus reason want to know that it comes afterwards. I can it does not say it it will be the quickly read like this certainly the has not been for me, but is one involving, informative one this feels to interest and will leave calm with the best comprising of the period in history where the things were quite more advanced that has had did not think him never to be.
5 / 5
My partner is always state very interested in some half ages how was súper happy to take this to read. Although it is looked a terrible plot of serious' and documentaries regarding big/different parts of these expansionary was (as well as that has read the just pocola reserves on he also) he still found this really interesting and writes a lot well in like this flows among advances and of the general periods in some integers as well as specifics and is the good way of easily digesting the one who an amazing time was in of the terms of discoveries, inventions and an evolution of a modern world, as he;d thoroughly recommend it.
5 / 5
I have known at all on one this part of first history to read this book and was fascinating. A totally different take on some “dark ages” and a 14th century. With the mix of Astronomy, mathematician, developments of science and his report with religion, also a life of the fray that has the data contrive the life a 14th century that you a lot really go in the textbook.
4 / 5
Thinks that a title is misleading. A mediaeval period lasted of a fall of Imperio Romano around 500 AD to a start of a renaissance around 1500. This book is almost exclusively roughly astronomy and astrology of roughly 1350 on, like this to a large extent ignores a lot a mediaeval period, and does not consider any a lot of for true the scientific developer excepts in astronomy. There is the smattering of chemist and medicine, but very a lot, and ossia also of a late mediaeval period. There are references to astronomers in some earlier periods, but mainly to the equal that relate to some developments of some late mediaeval. If you want to know like work of astrolabes, ossia for you. If no, you could be disappointed, how was.
5 / 5
Has been drawn to this reason a first character has mentioned is Derek Ricompensa, the one who was the mentor my mamma. It was the quirky and remarkable scholar the one who has promoted a history of science, always sticking his nose to something with an aggressive curiosity. In this book, discovers the a lot prompt manuscript in his career that believes has been written for Chaucer he, which has generated announcing for him to say a less. This in spite of later tried to be writing by a fray dark, John of Westwyk (the main actor in a book), is resulted that it was instructions on like this to build and operate the scientific device, a equatorium, which has improved in an astrolabe like the way to follow and predict planetary motion.

Some starts of book was wonderfully, with vivid descriptions of monastic life, like the people have thought, and that has tried to fulfil, particularly in science (in general terms defined as advancing and disseminating knowledge more than a closely applied methodology of today). The fray have been involved in science because with him felt has not gone so only comprising some cosmic mechanisms that the god had created, but also has taken more afterwards to his alcohol and for this a divine order in the deeply moral sense - some parameters of his mental categories were far more porous and overlapping that ours.

There was also treat adds on one founding of some early universities, Oxford and Cambridge, and that life was likes in them. Have enjoyed this as well as some a lot of historical details that has been elegantly has presented. For example, Westwyk has been sent to Tynemouth Priory, now the ruin that asked roughly in my travesías early in Europe. Falk Goes all a way behind to a start of some mediaeval ages to describe an evolution of a place. There is much more chance of this class of intellectual adventure.

A book takes to question when Falk tentativas to transmit mathematician and scientific detail. Unfortunately, these details are tones to a whole point of a book and they am the lugubrious disorder of technical questions that found and unnecessarily difficult. In the first place, it explains a workings of an astrolabe, the device to measure to map some heavens. While useful for all the classes of geometrical calculations, as some heights of mountains, was well to star charting so only in some latitudes so that it has been drawn and has taken increasingly out of date like the orbit of the earth has moved every year; to remedy this, the scholars have had to produce and update long tables of figures, presenting error and registering a patience of students. As, to improve a studio of planetary motion, Westwyk invented (or innovated to, is unclear) a equatorium, the class of prompt computer that has deleted a need for accompanying tables, almost like the principle of slide. Both devices were, of course, modeled in a Ptolemaic system to orbit spheres inside spheres, a be of Earth in a centre of a universe. After a lot of endeavour, has to admit am not sure if I for real comprised the one who Falk tried to transmit. Besides, any have to him legustado his use of long date of Chaucer to evoke a time.

Among everything of of the this, Falk is flashes of the idea is a lot of value an endeavour. It is absolutely correct that some the Half ages were the times of seminal innovation. Recommended.
4 / 5
A real disappointment. A house of whole book in a fray British the one who is contributo copied and updating astronomical texts. There is discussion of updates and improvements the astrolabes and such. But all was based still in laws for Ptolemy the years of thousand before. Yes, the maps were refined and the new tables have calculated, but if this was all this has spent these so only have broken a door opens “dark ages.”

But other things have spent. It agrees, ossia when it asked them has been of heavy darkness Romanesque to light Gothic cathedrals. A level of knowledge has required to do that has been full stop, has mentioned not even.

A lack of breadth of the information in a book is like this limiting as to do me his doubt whole premise.
5 / 5
Has spent recently the very pleasant week that reads the wonderful book has called Some Ages Read, for Seb Falk. A reason has taken the week to read is that I read it a lot dulcemente. I savored each paragraph and did not love it to finalise. It was engrossing and fascinating. And now especially during an Age of COVID-19, was the wonderful evasion .
While it has read a book has been transported behind Londra of some Half Ages where Falk follow the “friki” fray, John has appointed Westwyk, by means of his exploitation of astronomical tables and the observational instruments that directed to the refinement of an astrolabe. An astrolabe is an instrument that has all listened of, or the majority to have, but has had really any idea as it has done or that has done. This rids to say concealed and he also illuminates a development of astronomy; a book is the powerful statement in a development of methods and scientific principles. He impulses a goes he in some like this-called of Dark Ages (for this a title Some Ages Read!).
Like a prize added, Seb Falk resupplies the riveting narrative illustrating a development to count methods (yes, in your toes in the calm way never imagined), the instrument that , mathematician especially spherical trigonometry (does not gag , he the fun fact!), Medicine, alimentary preparation, natural history, a way of living where one can feel a cold biting to the yours numbed toes in a scriptoria, and a transmission on Roman numbers to Hindu-Arab decimal system. It marks one the majority of a time that COVID-19 has given to take the travesía behind in time and see likes to take to our present state of knowledge and learn like the people have lived!
5 / 5
Certainly, are the science/of history nerd. I have taken the pair of course specifically in mediaeval history while it wins mine undergraduate terracing in history. I am resulted the big defender of Startalk and Neil DeGrasse Tyson and am spending to plot to read time in a realm of science. Neil has interviewed an author of this book in the Startalk webcast and with which concealed, has has had to that so only purchase a book. While a bed is the little has bitten plodding in of the places, is not never anything but fascinating - at least to the science/of history nerd taste. I am learning and this was my aim in buying this book.
4 / 5
Are not to except astronomy of amour and space, was like this a lot-revised in an Economist, took it. In place of the add read in the astronomy and the Mediaeval time found it the odd, directionless has read.
4 / 5
My earlier description, 1/3 to a book: they are usually enthralled to write of good science, and writing of good history. I 'take' a premise to use astronomy to show a general history of as the observational science has against struggled prevailing religious dogma, and has begun to grow. Sad to say, find a fashionable/voice of one writing a lot of erratic. It is hard to establish one has has involved read.
Followup: It has done mine much more to give an author he casualidad so only. It has gone back to reserve, and has continued. Sadly, it has WORSENED SO ONLY. Drones On and on and on, repetitively that the drifts am gone in sidebars in long and irrelevant details of as fray in the sure zone of Inghilterra has lived. Really - the one who concerns . It has given on again for the half way by means of.
A fast calculation suggests that I have read at least 25,000 books in my life. This row in a cup ten besides bored cast never, afterwards to a cup of a cast.
5 / 5
A picture adds and history of science, that directs in one was of history that is treated usually dismissively when we think of the organism of the people of knowledge aand like people of this time thought and tried to comprise a world.
4 / 5
Amazing exploitation to as the intrepid patient scientists have prepared for a modern jump the science.
4 / 5
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5 / 5
A book is full of facts and interesting information.
4 / 5
This was the book . I have used he partorisca read. Has thinks that that a book bored.
5 / 5
Such an interesting and informative book! I have tried some of some pre-tricks of the mathematician of the multiplication has described in a book and has done!
4 / 5
I so only taken to a point where my eyes have gone partorisca try to take by means of all a boredom in this book. With which roughly 50 pages have given up and sent it to a tent of book has used.

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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
This book is short, simply writing and to a point. A sense of mark of the exercises. Really you think that it can use these exercises better calm in the life and anything want to achieve.
4 / 5
Thanks to an author partorisca spend this information.
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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 39 ratings
5 / 5
the book adds. Pertinent partorisca shabby of mine of the Rigol DS104.
4 / 5
Rid adds. Pertinent partorisca shabby of mine of the Rigol DS104.
4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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- CW testing (waveform risetime)
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5 / 5
For me, the title was misleading. Perhaps 'that Chooses the Discharge' in a title
has expected for information on using them in a hobby.

I already have my discharges, as it has not been the good money spent for me
5 / 5
A book is the good description in it essoporta work. So only roughly 25 of it relates the radio of ham. I any one need a whole history and like the work of propiciado by one 1950; I can take that elsewhere. Precious Little content on ham-subject @of cement.
4 / 5
Covers a history of oscilloscopes and resupplies an overview of like this analog and work of digital discharges. This will help to decide the one who characteristic to search wants to buy the discharge. This in spite of masters the book that will explain in detail like this to use spent in radius of ham, this can not be for you.
4 / 5
Well Resupplies a lot of information but I is to remain with the felling of stray information in that I required to know when selecting an oscillator. Possibly that it is that it wants to do and like some characteristic different impact this.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
Revises history and basics but any one a lot in practical application partorisca beginner
5 / 5
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5 / 5
A lot disappointed. A lot of history and farce. It would have been very better has fill these expensive pages with him vatiety of the real applications that comprises photo to plant of probe, settings of control and shots of screen.
5 / 5
Good book, give you good information in that and as to use an oscilloscope with your radio of ham. It would have liked me to him the few creations of circuit in of the interfaces among a discharge and radio this in spite of.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
The explanation adds of history thru models of goodnesses of modern computer....
5 / 5
Is a good bed. General information in oscopes. Created more questions in my alcohol.
4 / 5
A good introduction partorisca use the discharge, or adds it refresher if you have not used a for the moment.
4 / 5
This book explains the plot of uses of oscilloscopes in radii of ham.
Good value.
4 / 5
Some sources have used partorisca the descriptions of function are unreadable in mine kindle spectator in mine iPad. It can this be correct?
5 / 5
Nizza But I take an impression could be write more concisely.
5 / 5
Would like me see applications more practical has presented.
4 / 5
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4 / 5
Is as well as an introductory text but does not detail more there is anticipated uses of an oscilloscope.
4 / 5
There is enjoyed a book, the me it working knowledge of as these instruments have done.
4 / 5
Is interested in Radius of Ham or electronic in general but no an electrical engineer this book is partorisca you. I have been an amateur of radio operator partorisca roughly 20 years and the majority of the mine electronic is self has taught. I have chosen on an oscilloscope in the Ham Fest and required partorisca discover regarding the use. This rids a trick. In general I have found ARRL publications of good quality, useful and useful.
4 / 5
A book was the joy partorisca read and has resupplied details partorisca use a discharge that is extremely useful. A book of must partorisca complete it techno library.
5 / 5
Adds partorisca people that has not seen never one Or essoporta. Very elementary. It has expected partorisca some more the hands in of the applications have related the Radio of Ham. A book is writing very good .
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4 / 5
Like an amateur radio operator ossia the addition adds my library. To the left add up with my new oscilloscope.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
Claro, concise, and pertinent partorisca use of ham. Book of good reference.
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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