Posts Tagged: Edmund Halley

From the transit of Venus to the edge of the cosmos

A new exhibition opened at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London today ahead of the transit of Venus in June. A season of talks, special events and planetarium shows will ask the same question astronomers in past centuries sought to

From the transit of Venus to the edge of the cosmos

A new exhibition opened at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London today ahead of the transit of Venus in June. A season of talks, special events and planetarium shows will ask the same question astronomers in past centuries sought to

Measuring the Universe

The Royal Observatory in Greenwich will mark next year’s June 5 transit of Venus with an exhibition and series of talks from March through to August. Measuring the Universe will explore the way astronomers used the rare celestial event in

Measuring the Universe

The Royal Observatory in Greenwich will mark next year’s June 5 transit of Venus with an exhibition and series of talks from March through to August. Measuring the Universe will explore the way astronomers used the rare celestial event in