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Welcome to Hencoup Enterprises!
Hencoup Enterprises is an international science and media consultancy based in the UK.
A partnership comprising Heather Couper
and Nigel Henbest
, two of Britain's leading factual communicators, Hencoup has been instrumental in expanding the frontiers of science popularisation in all media from books and magazines to television, radio and major tourist attractions.
Hencoup Enterprises has an established track record in public outreach and personal appearances: lecture tours, promotional appearances and cruise talks have ranged from the Canary Islands to Australia, New Zealand, Colombia and China.
While both Heather and Nigel are trained scientists and also leading communicators, Heather
specialises in astrophysics
- the cutting edge of research in the Universe, and Nigel
- who will be flying into space as an astronaut
with Virgin Galactic - majors on spaceflight.
Eclipse cruise 2013
Heather and Nigel are the expert astronomers on an amazing cruise
to observe a stunning total eclipse of the Sun on 3 November 2013. Along with ace comet-discoverer Alan Hale, we'll be on board the mega-yacht SeaDream II
, sailing from Lisbon to Barbados. More details here
- book your place
Keep up to date with our new online star-guide!
Your essential month-by-month guide to the night sky, Philip's Stargazing 2013
: £6.99 in your local bookshop, or online from amazon.co.uk
From recent reviews:
- "Essentially user friendly. I can't be without it."
- "This book is sooo amazing..."
- "I would unreservedly recommend it and certainly buy it again."
- "An immensely readable, easily accessible and
racy overview" Journal of the British Astronomical Association
- "A rich cultural journey, in a reader-friendly
and anecdotal manner" Astronomy & Space
- Readable and informative… a splendid
book… this one will prove to be their masterpiece" Popular Astronomy