The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos.

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Fanny and Edmund weren't the only people looking skyward in Austen's time period. The Herschels invented modern astronomy during this time after George gained fame in 1781 for discovering a new Planet, Uranus. His sister Caroline worked as his partner, cataloging a new world. Together, they changed humanity's image of our place in nature. Well-written, enjoyable dual biography. W, W, Norton. 2009. Hb, Dj. NEW. Special price. $7.00
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