Topic: Caroline Herschel

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  • The Age of Wonder

    Richard Holmes paints a different picture of the Romantic Age, one in which scientific discovery and artistic creation shared close company.

  • From Galileo's moons to galaxies far, far away

    Horizons From Galileo's moons to galaxies far, far away

    Where Galileo spotted four tiny dots orbiting Jupiter, some 484 million miles away, the Very Large Telescope in Chile is picking out individual star clusters in a galaxy 12.9 million light years away.