"Modern Geology" began during Jane Austen's era. William Smith, self-educated and from humble beginnings, laid the foundations.
A poor, uneducated girl became a pioneer of paleontology with her amazing discoveries of fossils in Austen's Lyme Regis.
Two beautiful historical novels explore the life of the "lady astronomer" of Austen's England.
Galileo attempted to submit to his church, and was supported by many in it, while others condemned him.
Johannes Kepler believed that the harmony of the heavens, described in geometry, music, astronomy, and theology, reflects the mind of God.
A Country Parson's Everyday Life
The stories of women of science and other fields who left lasting legacies to the world.
Jane Austen: The Parson's Daughter shows the influence that being in a parson’s family had on Austen's life, attitudes, and novels.