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William Herschel

Sidgwick, J. B.

William Herschel

explorer of the heavens.

by Sidgwick, J. B.

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 223-224.

The Physical Object
Pagination228 p.
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13538854M
OCLC/WorldCa3838821

This beautifully structured book presents the essentials of William and Caroline Herschel’s pioneering achievements in late 18th-century astronomy. Michael Hoskin shows that William Herschel was the first observational cosmologist and one of the first observers to attack the sidereal universeBrand: Springer Netherlands. William Herschel was a German-born British musician, teacher, and most notably, an astronomer. In this lesson, we will look at his life, his discoveries, and his contributions to the field of.

This book presents a modern scholarly analysis of issues associated with England’s most famous astronomer, William Herschel. The world’s leading experts on Herschel, discoverer of the planet Uranus, here offer their combined wisdom on many aspects of his life and astronomical research. Sir William James Herschel, 2nd Baronet (9 January – 24 October ) was a British officer in India who used fingerprints for identification on contracts. He was born in Slough in Buckinghamshire (now Berkshire), a son of the astronomer, John lived at Warfield in Berkshire.. Herschel is credited with being the first European to note the value of fingerprints for : ()9 January Slough, England.

This book presents a modern scholarly analysis of issues associated with England’s most famous astronomer, William Herschel. The world’s leading experts on Herschel, discoverer of the planet Uranus, here offer their combined wisdom on many aspects of his life and astronomical research. Solar. Sir William James Herschel Herschel () was one of the first to advocate the use of fingerprinting in the identification of criminal suspects. While working for the Indian Civil Service, he began to use thumbprints on documents as a security measure to prevent the repudiation of signatures in Sir William Herschel finger prints.


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He followed his father into the Military Band of Hanover, before migrating to Great Britain at the age of nineteen/5. William (originally Friedrich Wilhelm) Herschel was born in Hanover, Germany, on Novem His father, Isaac Herschel, was a musician in the Hanoverian guard, which William joined as an oboist (one who plays the oboe) at the age of fourteen.

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Armitage retells the story of the life and work of William Herschel, the self-taught amateur astronomer who rose from obscurity to world-fame, almost literally in a night, and whose achievements opened a new era in astronomical optics.

Frederick William Herschel, KH, FRS (15 November – 25 August ) was a German-British astronomer, composer and brother of fellow astronomer Caroline Herschel, with whom he worked. Herschel constructed his first large telescope inafter which he spent nine years carrying out sky surveys to investigate double stars.

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