The wildly popular books helped people understand farming and health through the movement of the planets, in a way compatible with Protestantism.
Feel like visiting another star system or dimension? You can do this by traveling through a black hole.
In the late 19th century, Elizabeth Campbell helped her astronomer husband run the Lick Observatory and lead scientific eclipse-viewing expeditions.
People have been planning for this month's total solar eclipse for years. They aren't the first to do so: the Victorians pioneered eclipse tourism.