Cosmic Quest A Comet's Tale
13/30 Heather Couper considers how Edmund Halley went about calculating the orbit of a comet.
Cosmic Quest A Matter of Some Gravity
12/30 Isaac Newton's mathematical brilliance put the basic laws of physics on a firm foundation.
Cosmic Quest Seeing Is Believing
11/30 Galileo did not invent the telescope, but he was the first to record his observations.
Cosmic Quest The Imperfect Cosmos
10/30 Tycho Brahe realised that the heavens change, but that a planet's orbit could be predicted
Cosmic Quest The Earth Moves
9/30 Copernicus had the crazy idea that the Earth was not at the centre of the universe.