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Edmond Halley - Quotes

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Nearer the gods no mortal may approach. ---->>>

This sight... is by far the noblest astronomy affords. ---->>>

Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult, than that of determining the distance of the Sun from the Earth very near the truth: but even this... will without much labour be effected. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: October 29, 1656
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Die: January 14, 1742
Occupation: Scientist
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Edmond (or Edmund) Halley, FRS (pronounced /ˈɛdmənd ˈhæli/; 8 November [O.S. 29 October] 1656 – 25 January 1742 [O.S. 14 January 1741]) was an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist who is best known for computing the orbit of Halley's Comet. He was the second Astronomer Royal in Britain, succeeding John Flamsteed (wikipedia)