Tracking the Messenger of the Gods — The Renaissance Mathematicus

On 9 May the astronomers of Europe, and other regions, having screwed their sun filters onto their telescopes, will settle down to observe a transit of Mercury. For any not familiar with astronomical jargon that is when the planet Mercury crosses the face of the sun. Neither as rare nor as spectacular as the similar […]

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