Robert Dallas Campbell is a British television presenter and television and stage actor, best known as a presenter on the factual Channel 5 series The Gadget Show in 2008 and BBC One science series Bang Goes the Theory from 2009 to 2012.
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A revelatory and vibrant story of measurement whichwill make you look at the world around you anew.We measure rainfall and radiation, the depths of space and theemptiness of atoms, calories and steps, happiness and fear. Ifwe could not measure, then we could not observe the worldaround us; we could not experiment, learn and cooperate.But why did th...
James’ book “Beyond Measure” is fabulous. As is this 🧵 – source
THANK YOU mystery book-giver for this gem! This one is interesting because in it's attempt to convice the reader, it highlights the logical fallacies (1955) that are STILL the bedrock of UFO/UAP advocates. Here's a few (thread): – source
“If you match your Winter Journeys you will have your reward, so long as all you want is a penguin’s egg.” Truly a masterpiece. Certainly one of the finest books I’ve ever read. It will live with me for the rest of my life: – source
@rob_brotherton Great book. – source
A history of the various manifestations and shifting meaning of the Twentieth Century's single great contribution to mythology: the UFO.Neither a credulous work of conspiracy theory nor a sceptical debunking of belief in 'flying saucers', How UFOs Conquered the World explores the origins of UFOs in the build-up to the First World War and how report...
For all the #UFO ‘believers’ getting a bit tetchy with me today, I’m just winding you up and I’m sorry! For those interested in such things, this is the best book to read on the subject imho. – source
Parents. You are now inundated with online ‘stuff’ for kids. But this is a wonderful book I’d like to throw in the mix by Keri Smith: – source
@TheChilterns Even if you profoundly disagree with Clarke, it’s very detailed. The classic is of course ‘The Demon Haunted World’ by Carl Sagan. When I’m Prime Minister it will be compulsory reading at school! Best book on what science is/isn’t and why we think the way we do. 👍 – source
@woodzmeister @sciencemuseum Have a read of Midge Gillies book and see if you change your mind! – source
“We can’t see anything except through cataracts of self-deception” @dwallacewells A superbly written book on the scale of what we’re up against. Read this ASAP 👇 – source
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