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Authors by Nationality/Profession

Name Date Nationality Profession Quotes
Al-Battani Al-Battani 858 – 929 Turkish 2
Anders Celsius Anders Celsius 1701 – 1744 Swedish 11
Antony Hewish Antony Hewish 1924 - British 8
Aristarchus of Samos Aristarchus of Samos c. 310 – c. 230 BC Greek 6
Arthur Eddington Arthur Eddington 1882 – 1944 British 17
Clyde Tombaugh Clyde Tombaugh 1906 – 1997 American 20
Edmond Halley Edmond Halley 1656 – 1742 British 10
Edwin Hubble Edwin Hubble 1889 – 1953 American 13
Frank Drake Frank Drake 1930 - American 27
Fred Hoyle Fred Hoyle 1915 – 2001 British 27
Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei 1564 – 1642 Italian 24
Georges Lemaître Georges Lemaître 1894 – 1966 Belgian 18
Henrietta Swan Leavitt Henrietta Swan Leavitt 1868 – 1921 American 15
Hipparchus Hipparchus c. 190 – c. 120 bc Greek 3