Martin is curator of Astronomy at the Yorkshire Museum in York and is responsible for promting astronomy in York and North Yorkshire. He was awarded an MBE in 1998 for services for astronomy and education. He is currently researching two historical areas of astronomy, Viking Astronomy and Astronomy and the English Civil War.
Pre telescopic Astronomy tells the story of astronomers views of the night sky from the earliest of times until Galileo.
|Date||Talk at GAS meeting|
|8 Jan 2009||Astronomy before the telescope|