Project ID804
DescriptionCaroline Herschel, the Comet Sweeper - often overshadowed by her brother, Sir William Herschel, this remarkable lady had an astronomical career of her own. For years, her brother‘s assistant and support, she was highly respected by the scientific community of the day. This presentation will show how she coped with the restrictions and culture of her day and her ultimate achievements.
TopicHistory
Science
Talks
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3ARugby U3A
Organization/partnerNone
Year started2018
Source of referenceTalk given at the U3A Science Network Meeting, Nottingham, 2018
OutputNone known
DocumentNone
NotesThis talk is available to other U3As