October 17, 2018

Review: Two Essential Transit of Venus Books!

This week, we’re going to break from convention and we’re giving you an early review and a shoutout of two fine and indispensible resources for the upcoming transit of Venus on June 5th-6th. This is the last such transit of our sister world for this century, and over the years we’ve reviewed two fine books on this unique event: The Transits of Venus by William Sheehan & John Westfall and The Day the World Discovered the Sun by Mark Anderson. [Read more...]