Edmond Halley

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Born Sunday 29 October 1656, died Sunday 14 January 1742

Professions: Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist

Nationality: English

Nearer the gods no mortal may approach.

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This sight... is by far the noblest astronomy affords.

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Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult, than that of determining the distance of the Sun from the Earth very near the truth: but even this... will without much labour be effected.

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