Caroline Herschel
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Bringing Caroline Herschel out of her brother's shadow

BBC 100 Women is celebrating talented women from history whose work has been overshadowed by their male relatives.

The astronomer Caroline Herschel discovered eight comets - one was named after her. But her work is less known about than her brother William's, who discovered Uranus.

Watch more stories here of women who should have been better credited by their husbands, brothers or fathers.

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  • 21 Nov 2018