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CAROLINE HERSCHEL
CAROLINE HERSCHEL
Hanover, Germany (/1750/ - /1848/)
Sister of Sir William Herschel, Caroline's most significant contribution to astronomy was the discovery of several comets, including 35P/Herschel-Rigollet. Caroline Herschel was enthused by William's work with telescopes and was a longtime collaborator of her more famous brother and nephew, Sir John Herschel.
 

Enjoy these insightful and educational video clips drawn from over 70 hours of interviews with the world's leading figures in astronomy, shot during the filming of 400 Years of the Telescope.

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Christophe Dumas

Why I became an astronomer
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Why I became an astronomer (Franšais)
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Alexei Filippenko

The 2D balloon
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

The 1990s and accelerated expansion
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

My astronomical hero
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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