Take a seat at Stephen Hawking's time-travelling soiree. Venture into a swiftly shrinking city. Climb onto your rooftop to gaze at the stars. We chat with Brian Binnie, the first Scot in space, mourn the loss of NASA's Opportunity rover, and learn from Adriana Ocampo how it feels to be a NASA legend. And more.
The castles and other properties owned and managed by the National Trust for Scotland are precious jewels in the crown of the nation's heritage. This book pays tribute to the people who have made the Trust's properties so very special.
It is the story of how we came to make this, our greatest mistake - and how, if we act now, we can yet put it right.We have one final chance to create the perfect home for ourselves and restore the wonderful world we inherited.' All we need is the will to do so.'
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