Build it, and the universe will come

November 3, 2012

“I have looked further into space than ever human being did before me. I have observed stars of which the light, it can be proved, must take two million years to reach the earth.”

William Herschel

1738–1822

The Herschel Space Observatory was named for Frederick William Herschel. What did he do to deserve such an honor?


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