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William Herschel and Trees on the Moon May 23, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
William Herschel and Trees on the Moon

Born in Hanover,  but living in Britain for most of his adult life, William Herschel (obit 1822) was a celebrated astronomer in the century after Newton. WH has crossed Beachcombing’s radar not just because of his great achievements – discovery of Uranus etc – but because of some of his more curious speculations. For centuries, […]