Archive for the tag 'Planet earth'

Today saw the  launch of Christopher Lloyd’s latest book in the What on Earth series, it is called What on Earth? Wallbook. You might recall my recent Blog post on one of his previous books.
The new book is an interesting concept because you can read it like a book or display it on a wall.  [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Sep 4th 2010

…100 species that changed the world…
Synopsis (from book cover):
Why have creatures evolved as they are? which species have had the biggest impact on the world we live in? Where does humanity fit in?
Christopher Lloyd leads us on an exhilarating journey, from the birth of life on the early Earth to the present day, as [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Aug 18th 2010

Photo from from VPRO Beagle on Flickr – click on picture for more photos.

The Clipper Stad Amsterdam set sail from Plymouth harbor today following the steps of Darwin’s famous voyage of discovery.  The people involved in the project hope to retrace the route of Darwin’s 5 year voyage on HMS Beagle in a single year.
During [...]

13 Comments CherryPie on Sep 1st 2009

…The planet, life & people from the big bang to the present day…

Synopsys (from book cover):
How old is the universe? When did life on earth begin? What happened to dinosaurs? How was the moon created? How did ancient Chinese science shape the modern world? How did Islam trigger globalisation? Are humans really superior to [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Aug 3rd 2009