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All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more strongly the truths come from on high, and contained in the sacred writings. ---->>>

The undevout astronomer must be mad. ---->>>

The difference of the degrees in which the individuals of a great community enjoy the good things of life has been a theme of declaration and discontent in all ages. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: November 15, 1738
Die: August 25, 1822
Occupation: Scientist

Frederick William Herschel, KH, FRS (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel; 15 November 1738 – 25 August 1822) was a British astronomer and composer of German origin, and brother of fellow astronomer Caroline Herschel, with whom he worked. Born in the Electorate of Hanover, Herschel followed his father into the Military Band of Hanover, before migrating to Great Britain in 1757 at the age of nineteen (wikipedia)