Evan Gough

About Evan Gough

Evan Gough lives on the West Coast of Canada with his wife and daughter, where he supervises tree planting contracts and thinks about science.

Here are my most recent posts

Book Review and Giveaway: The Constellation Observing Atlas

by Evan Gough December 9, 2013

Here is another giveaway just in time for the holidays: The Constellation Observing Atlas by Grant Privett and Kevin Jones. Springer and Universe Today are giving away free copies to two lucky Universe Today readers. Review by: Evan Gough The night sky is vast and full of wonders, and binoculars or a telescope can bring these […]

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Giveaway: The Shirtsleeve Invention by Gloria Beasley Lauston

by Evan Gough September 6, 2013

I love all things space related. I’m excited by the jaw-dropping images from the Hubble, awed by the Kepler spacecraft’s discoveries, and to be honest, almost moved to tears by the successful landing of the Mars Science Laboratory. As a boy, the Space Shuttle program seemed like science fiction come to life. Behind these peak moments in discovery, […]

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Book Review: The Life and Death of Stars

by Evan Gough April 19, 2013

“The Life and Death of Stars” is a thorough and richly detailed book that will tell you all you want to know about stars. The author, Kenneth R. Lang, is Professor of Astronomy at Tufts University, and he clearly has the knowledge and explanatory ability of someone who has spent his life studying stars. Though […]

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Book Review: Unraveling the Universe’s Mysteries

by Evan Gough January 31, 2013

“Unraveling the Universe’s Mysteries” is Louis A. Del Monte’s contribution to the world of science writing. If you haven’t heard of him, don’t be surprised. He’s not a prolific author or researcher, but worked in the development of microelectronics for the US companies IBM and Honeywell before forming a high-tech e-marketing agency. The book lives […]

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Book Review: “Hubble’s Universe: Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images”

by Evan Gough December 5, 2012

The Hubble Space Telescope has been the subject of several books and articles, and certainly much more will be written about it in the future, as its status as the world’s most successful science experiment will guarantee that. And though breathtaking images are what hooks many people on the telescope, the Hubble was designed and […]

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