In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The great Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe observed a supernova in 1572.
- As time goes by, astronomers have found planets in larger and larger orbits.
- Few astronomers have made so many important contributions to so many different fields in astronomy.
- This makes it the most distant extrasolar planet detected by astronomers to date.
- The author was the astronomer Edmond Halley, who is far better known today for having a famous comet named after him.
- A team of international astronomers has found five new moons orbiting Neptune.
- The Titan probe was named Huygens in honour of the Dutch astronomer who discovered Titan in 1655.
- Here, Hubble astronomers have uncovered, for the first time, a population of infant stars.
- The tools are also helping astronomers measure the rate of birth of stars in extremely red and distant galaxies.
- To overcome this problem, the astronomers devised a new and highly efficient strategy.
- Galileo wrote to astronomers in other cities and compared their observations with his own.
- Most newly discovered comets seem to originate from an area in space known as the Oort cloud, named after Dutch astronomer Jan Oort.
- John Herschel was the son of William Herschel, the astronomer who discovered Uranus.
- We credit the idea that the Earth and other planets orbit the Sun to the medieval Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus.
- Until 10 years ago, most astronomers did not believe stardust could enter the Solar System.
- Wilczynski began his research career as a mathematical astronomer.
- Kamalakara was an Indian astronomer and mathematician who came from a family of famous astronomers.
- Titania was discovered in 1787 by the astronomer William Herschel.
- Such tenets never held back the great Arab astronomers and mathematicians of the Middle Ages.
- These galaxies are so young that astronomers can still see a flurry of stars forming within them.
- Dozens of astronomers came to see the eclipse, but there were thousands and thousands of people outside to watch it.
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