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The Comet Sweeper

Caroline Herschel"s Astronomical Ambition

by Claire Brock

  • 367 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Totem Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular astronomy,
  • General,
  • Science / General,
  • Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8915999M
    ISBN 101840467207
    ISBN 109781840467208

    DetailsIn 18th-century scientific circles, astronomer Caroline Herschel often played second fiddle to her illustrious brother William, yet as this thoughtful biography reveals, her dogged enthusiasm led to discoveries which more than secured her place in the annals of science. Icon Science series. The Comet was the second novel by Lucas Scott. This book was written as a follow-up to Lucas's first novel, An Unkindness of Ravens. Although it was not met with the same enthusiasm as his original novel, it did come across some success. Contents[show] Plot The Comet was a romantic novel that revolved around a scientist who felt as though he was lost in the world. Through his work, he saw a.

    Floor Sweepers eliminate more dirt and bacteria than traditional brooms. The powerful sweeping technology sanitizes and deodorizes without the need for toxic or potentially harmful chemicals. When choosing a floor sweeper it is important to consider the size of the area and the different surface textures.   SWEEPER IN THE SKY, notes Smithsonian curator David DeVorkin, "is a classic work about a pioneer American astronomer by a pioneer historian of American astronomy." Vassar historian Elizabeth Daniels writes that the book "will renew interest in this quintessentially modern woman, who was easily years ahead of her time."Reviews: 2.

    The Comet Sweeper. Caroline Herschel’s Astronomical Ambition, Claire Brock, Icon Books, , paperback, pp., £, ISBN Caroline Herschel - sister of the royal astronomer William Herschel - qualifies to be regarded as no less a figure than ‘Britain’s first female professional scientist’, maintains Claire Brock in. The comet sweeper: Caroline Herschel's astronomical ambition by Claire Brock (Book) The Herschel chronicle: the life-story of William Herschel and his sister, Caroline Herschel /cedited by his granddaughter, Constance A. Lubbock by Constance A Lubbock (Book).


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Caroline Herschel is a fascinating scientific pioneer as well as the overshadowed runt of a litter of German musical/military children, and this biography presents plenty of documentary evidence to back up its assertions.

It is accurately and admirably researched from the source material, fascinating to read and easy to by: 5. Interesting, well-written and enjoyable biography of the astronomical career of Caroline Herschel, who not only mapped the skies in the assistance of her brother William, but also discovered several comets on her own in the late 18th century, all this while being an autodidactic woman from modest middle-class German background who spent her early years employed in housework at her home/5(8).

Caroline Herschel is a fascinating scientific pioneer as well as the overshadowed runt of a litter of German musical/military children, and this biography presents plenty of documentary evidence to back up its assertions.

It is accurately and admirably researched from the source material, fascinating to read and easy to digest/5(6). The Comet Sweeper (Icon Science) and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5(8). About this book. The Comet Sweeper is the incredible story of Britain's first female professional scientist - Caroline Herschel.

Contents. The Comet Sweeper book s Acknowledgements x INTRODUCTION Astronomical ambition 1 CHAPTER I Early life 13 CHAPTER II Escape to Bath 61 CHAPTER III From stage ornament to celebrated female astronomer CHAPTER IV.

Icon, - Biography & Autobiography - pages 1 Review "The Comet Sweeper" is the incredible story of Britain's first female professional scientist, Caroline Herschel - a true Enlightenment 3/5(1).

“The Comet Sweeper” is the incredible story of Britain’s first female professional scientist, Caroline Herschel – a true Enlightenment celebrity whose rediscovery is long overdue. The Comet Sweeper (Icon Science) by Claire Brock,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Share this book Having escaped domestic servitude in Germany by teaching herself to sing, and established a career in England, Caroline Herschel learned astronomy while helping her brother William, then Astronomer Royal.

Soon making scientific discoveries in her own right, she swept to international scientific and popular fame. The Comet Sweeper | Claire Brock Black Friday Calitate garantata.

Buy The Comet Sweeper (Icon Science) by Claire Brock from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Caroline Herschel is a fascinating scientific pioneer as well as the overshadowed runt of a litter of German musical/military children, and this biography presents plenty of documentary evidence to back up its assertions.

It is accurately and admirably researched from the /5(4). Synopsis "The Comet Sweeper" is the incredible story of Britain's first female professional scientist, Caroline Herschel - a true Enlightenment celebrity whose rediscovery is Reviews: 8.

"The Comet Sweeper is the story of Britain's first female professional scientist, Caroline Herschel - a true Enlightenment celebrity whose rediscovery is long overdue." "Such was Herschel's reputation that a congratulatory letter in from the director of the Paris Observatory was simply addressed to 'Mlle Caroline Herschel, Astronome.

The Comet Sweeper. A new book published by a member of the internationally renowned University of Leicester Victorian Studies Centre celebrates the life of one of the world’s most acclaimed yet least known astronomers. Working with a telescope little better than a child’s toy, the subject of The Comet Sweeper by Dr Claire Brock discovered.

The name of the book is the Comet Sweeper because Caroline discovered her first comet on 1st Augustwhen William was away. She went on to discover more comets and gained international scientific fame. Her mother forced her into domestic servitude in. Get this from a library.

The Comet Sweeper. [Brock, Claire] -- Having escaped domestic servitude in Germany be teaching herself to sing, and established a career in England, Caroline Herschel learned astronomy while helping her brother William, royal astronomer.

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