William Herschel

NOVEMBER 15, 2016

William Herschel, a German-born English astronomer, was born Nov. 15, 1738. Herschel had come to England from Hannover in 1756, following in the footsteps of King George III of England, and although a musician by trade, Herschel became interested in optics, read a...

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