Book Review: Ascension

Ascension (Phobos Sequence 1 ) Written by Victor Dixen Translated by Daniel Hahn 488 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 28th June 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): ‘This thrilling space odyssey will keep you turning pages late into the night.’ C. J. Daugherty, author of NIGHT SCHOOL Six girls, six boys. Each in the…

Book Review: Hold Back the Stars

Hold Back the Stars Written by Katie Khan 320 /304 pages (HB/PB) Published by Transworld Books (Random House UK) Publication date: 26th January 2017 (HB) and 30th November 2017 (PB) Summary (from Goodreads): A startling and evocative novel, harkening to both One Day and Gravity, a man and a woman revisit memories of their love…

Multilingual flashcard: Planet

Multilingual flashcard 99 – Planet in 10 languages Our Solar System contains a eight planets, alongside other astronomical bodies. The classification of planets has changed; many still remember learning that Pluto was a planet, though it has since been reclassified. A planet is an astronomical body orbiting a star or stellar remnant that is massive…

Multilingual flashcard: Uranus

Multilingual flashcard 94 – Uranus in 10 languages. Trying to get up to date with my multilingual flashcards (all available on one page here) Uranus was the Greek god of the sky (Roman name: Caelus) He was said to be both the son and husband of Mother Earth, Gaia.

Cool (FREE!) Astronomy resources from NASA

Some of you may have seen these already so apologies if you have but I got stupidly excited when I found these. Earlier in the year I was actually planning to buy an Astronomy magazine, simply to get some postcards with these designs…then I stumbled upon the official page on the NASA website where you…