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Asked in Planet Uranus
What did William herschel do to contribute to astronomy?
William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus.
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author William James Herschel written?
William James Herschel has written: 'The origin of finger-printing'
Asked in Science, Astronomy, Famous People
Why are Caroline and William Herschel famous?
Caroline Herschel is famous for being the first woman to discover a comet. She discovered a total of 8 comets and 3 nebulae during her life. William Herschel is the brother of Caroline. William discovered the planet Uranus. ...
Asked in Astronomy, History of Science, Planet Uranus
What made astronomers William herschel famous in1817?
Sir William Herschel, knighted in 1816, is most famous for discovering the planet Uranus in 1781. ...
Asked in History of Science, Planet Uranus
Was William Herschel a scientist?
William Herschel could be called a scientist in some ways, but not exactly. Sir William Herschel is known as a composer and an astronomer. He is accredited for the discovery of Uranus after his music led him to an interest in mathematics, and then to astronomy,which inspired him to begin to build telescopes. ...