Someone to Give Us All an Inferiority Complex

On 28 August 1789, German-born British astronomer Frederick William Herschel decided to test drive his brand new 12m telescope and wound up discovering Saturn’s sixth-largest moon, Enceladus. So, I guess we can say that first outing was a success, no? Herschel, to be honest, was kind of an intellectual freak. He started his adult life as an oboist in the Hannoverian Guards regiment band (an … Continue reading Someone to Give Us All an Inferiority Complex