Frederick William Herschel was born in Hanover, Germany on 15 November 1738 and died on 25 August 1822.
He went into the Military Band of Hanover like his father, before going to Britain at the age of 19.
He became well known for his finding of the planet Uranus and its 2 major moons Titania and Oberon. He also discovered the 2 moons of Saturn.
is the fifth planet from the Sun.
Was a 17th century German astronomer, mathematician and astrologer and a prominent figure in the scientific revolution.
is the largest object in the Kuiper belt.
is the seventh planet from the Sun.
Was a German-born physicist who was best known for studying and finding the diseases anthrax, tuberculosis and cholera
was an Arab astronomer, astrologer, and mathematician
Was a renaissance astronomer and mathematician born in 1473.
Was a French mathematician and astronomer whose work was crucial to the progress of mathematical astronomy and statistics.
Was a British physiologist who is credited with having made major scientific advances in the understanding of bodily processes.