Which famous astronomer was also a succesful sportsman?

Galileo Galilei
William Herschel
Edmond Halley
Edwin Hubble
In his younger days he was noted more for his athletic prowess than his in­tel­lec­tu­al abil­i­ties. He won seven first places in a single high school track and field meet in 1906. He also set the state high school record for the high jump in Illi­nois, and prac­ticed amateur boxing.

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Galileo Galilei
William Herschel
Edmond Halley
Edwin Hubble
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flagFrance
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29
flagRussia
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10
flagSpain
7%
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14
flagCanada
28%
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35
flagNorway
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flagIndia
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flagPakistan
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flagAustralia
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flagGermany
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flagthe Philippines
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagPoland
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagthe United States
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flagIndonesia
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11
flagItaly
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flagUnknown
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
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flagthe Netherlands
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Gender

men38%
women34%
Galileo Galilei
16%
22%
William Herschel
14%
13%
Edmond Halley
30%
29%
Edwin Hubble
38%
34%

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