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A short biography of the 18th Century astronomer, William Herschel. There is no definitive biography of Herschel, who was one of the greatest astronomers of his day (of all time,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Thomas C. Fletcher
This is an extremely well-written and engaging biography of William and Caroline Herschel. In less than 170 pages of text Michael Lemonick manages to include all the relevant... Read morePublished on January 14, 2013 by Daniel Putman
I enjoyed this book on many levels. Author Michael Lemonick crafted an interesting story from an important era in the history of astronomy. Read morePublished on October 7, 2012 by Steve G
The title of this latest publication in the Great Discoveries series of books aptly describes the content of this neat paperback. Read morePublished on April 7, 2010 by Sacramento Book Review
As an amateur astronomer, I've always admired Herschel as sort of the model of our hobby: A skilled professional in another field (you can find recordings of his musical... Read morePublished on March 13, 2010 by C. M. Levin