Sir William Huggins
(7 Feb 1824 - 12 May 1910)
Science Quotes by Sir William Huggins (1 quote)
One important object of this original spectroscopic investigation of the light of the stars and other celestial bodies, namely to discover whether the same chemical elements as those of our earth are present throughout the universe, was most satisfactorily settled in the affirmative. (1909)
— Sir William Huggins
Quotes by others about Sir William Huggins (1)
[About John Evershed] There is much in our medallists career which is a reminder of the scientific life of Sir William Huggins. They come from the same English neighbourhood and began as amateurs of the best kind. They both possess the same kind of scientific aptitude.
- 7 Feb - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Huggins's birth.