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Caroline's Comets
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Emily Arnold McCully
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-28 - Publisher: Holiday House

With courage and confidence, Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) becomes the first woman professional scientist and one of the greatest astronomers who ever lived. Born the youngest daughter of a poor family in Hanover, Germany, Caroline was scarred from smallpox, stunted from typhus, and used by her parents as a scullery maid.
Caroline's Comets
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Emily Arnold McCully
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-28 - Publisher: Holiday House

With courage and confidence, Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) becomes the first woman professional scientist and one of the greatest astronomers who ever lived. Born the youngest daughter of a poor family in Hanover, Germany, Caroline was scarred from smallpox, stunted from typhus, and used by her parents as a scullery maid.
The Palgrave Handbook of Women and Science since 1660
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Claire G. Jones
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Springer Nature

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The Quest for Comets
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: David H. Levy
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-11 - Publisher: Springer

The brilliant trailing beauty of fiery comets has inspired fear, wonder, and awe since the dawn of human history. Brighter than stars, moving and disappearing in their own singular orbits, comets have been among the most mysterious elements in the sky, eluding our understanding until very recently. With the aid
Discoverers of the Universe
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Michael Hoskin
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-10 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Discoverers of the Universe tells the gripping story of William Herschel, the brilliant, fiercely ambitious, emotionally complex musician and composer who became court astronomer to Britain's King George III, and of William's sister, Caroline, who assisted him in his observations of the night sky and became an accomplished astronomer in