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SIR WILLIAM HERSCHEL
SIR WILLIAM HERSCHEL
Germany (1738 - 1822)
Sir Frederick William Herschel was a German-born British astronomer and composer who became famous for discovering Uranus. He also discovered infrared radiation and made many other discoveries in astronomy.
 

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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Alexei Filippenko

Intrinsic luminosity
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

The inverse square law
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

IYA greeting
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

KAIT and one-minute expansion
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

KAIT: two teams in the 1990s (Part 1)
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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