Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel


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German mathematician and astronomer who made accurate measurements of stellar distances and who predicted the existence on an 8th planet (1784-1846)

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The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants approximately 20 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Awards annually to internationally renowned scholars in recognition for their outstanding accomplishments in research and their exceptional promise to the future.
8220;The Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award is a great honor for both Dr.
Federman Outstanding Clinical Educator Award from the Harvard Medical School, and the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany).
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