William Herschel

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Noun1.William Herschel - English astronomer (born in Germany) who discovered infrared light and who catalogued the stars and discovered the planet Uranus (1738-1822)William Herschel - English astronomer (born in Germany) who discovered infrared light and who catalogued the stars and discovered the planet Uranus (1738-1822)
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It was discovered in 1783 by Caroline Herschel, William Herschel's sister and devoted observing partner.
John's University) presents the surprisingly engrossing story of four men--Charles Babbage, John Herschel, William Whewell, and Richard Jones--who met as students at Cambridge University, and then went on to have a tremendous effect of the development of science in the 19th century.
While Charles Babbage, John Herschel, William Whewell and Richard Jones are relatively unknown today, their discussions should not go unnoted and this book tells their story and how their friendship influenced world changes.