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11 February 2008
Last Friday the BBC published a fascinating article about the latest phase of conservation work on Henry VIII's wrecked flagship, the Mary Rose. The restoration of the Mary...
9 February 2008
The Space Shuttle Atlantis successfully docked with the International Space Station today - and you can see them fly overhead for yourself. The pair are astonishingly bright...


8 February 2008

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8 February 2008
The great thing about working with manuscripts at the National Maritime Museum is the various collections that you get to absorb yourself in. Just to illustrate this, I’d...


6 February 2008
This month the E-Library is revealing its first ‘Pirates’ archive journey event, on Thursday 7 February at 2.30pm. This is the latest storybox in a series of many which...
5 February 2008
The Dreadnought Project - Warship index Warship started out as a quarterly publication of essays on the design, development and service history of fighting ships, and is...


5 February 2008
Two eclipses will be visible this month. First, we have an annular solar eclipse occurring on 7 February 2008, visible in Antarctica and the very southern Pacific Ocean.


4 February 2008
Some of you may have read previous posts here about our Archive Journeys sessions but might be a bit unsure of what they actually are. Well, Archive Journeys are a great way...


4 February 2008
The planet Mars is visible throughout the night this month – just look south for the brightest reddest object, high in the sky. Mars is visible from sunset until it heads...
2 February 2008
Royal Observatory, Greenwich: Job opportunity for a Public Astronomer The Public Astronomer will provide both astronomy and broader science communication expertise across...