Astronomy

Man with a Cat, Samuel Rowbotham, Parallax – Zetetic Astronomy

Zetetic Astronomy is the magnum opus of Samuel Rowbotham (1816-1884), a self-taught polymath, debater, faith healer, and early advocate of Utopian socialism. Drawing from a wide variety of contemporary sources, Christian scripture, and his own investigative and experimental skills, Rowbotham advocated tirelessly for his thesis that the true shape of the Earth was a plane, …

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Daniel Batcheldor – Astronomy Saves the World

Astronomy Saves the World details the avoidable and unavoidable threats to our existence, and provides the case for astronomy being part of everyone’s education. Astronomy will ensure our planet never again experiences a catastrophic cosmic impact from an asteroid or comet, and has shown that these ancient harbingers of death are now rich resources waiting …

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David Deutsch – The Fabric of Reality

Author of the New York Times best seller The Beginning of Infinity, David Deutsch, explores the four most fundamental strands of human knowledge: quantum physics, and the theories of knowledge, computation, and evolution – and their unexpected connections. Taken together, these four strands reveal a deeply integrated, rational, and optimistic worldview. It describes a unified …

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J. W. Adams – No Globe?

The Earth is not flat, and I will prove it. Flat-Earthers can’t be bothered with such proof, however, because theirs is more of a faith than a science. In No Globe: Understanding Flat-Earth Logic, Adams gets to the root of this insanity.