”As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of kindness and decency.” Caroline Herschel
Caroline Herschel, British- German astronomer was born.
Caroline Herschel discovered eight comets. She was the first woman to be paid as a scientist and be awarded the Gold Medal from the Royal Astronomical Society, The periodic comet 35P/Herschel–Rigollet, bears her name.
Caroline Herschel – Astronomer – Associated Links:
- “Who was Caroline Herschel? The Cinderella Tale of a Female Pioneering Astronomer” | The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2016/03/15/who-is-caroline-herschel-the-cinderella-tale-of-a-pioneering-fem/
- Caroline Herschel | FemBio.org: http://www.fembio.org/english/biography.php/woman/biography/caroline-herschel/
- Caroline Herschel | Biographies of Famous Mathematicians| Agnes Scott College: https://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/herschel.htm
- Caroline Herschel| Britannica.com: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Caroline-Lucretia-Herschel
- Caroline Herschel | Quotes: http://10bestquotes.com/caroline-herschel-quotes/