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.
Nearer the gods no mortal may approach.
The future is as bright as the promises of God.- Adoniram Judson
When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of- Charles L. Allen
Those who want the fewest things are nearest to the gods.- Socrates
The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me.- Meister Eckhart
When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundanc- Joel Osteen
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|Birth:||8th November, 1656|
|Death:||14th January, 1742|
|Profession:||Astronomer, Geophysicist, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Physicist|
Edmond Halley was born in Haggerston, Middlesex, England. He was an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist who is best known for computing the orbit of the eponymous Halley's Comet. He was the second Astronomer Royal in Britain, succeeding John Flamsteed. He was awarded his M.A. degree at Oxford and elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society at the age of 22. In January 1704, Halley was elected Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford, and so returned to more scholarly pursuits; he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Civil Laws degree by the university in 1710.
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