ADAMS, JOHN COUCH

   an English astronomer, the discoverer simultaneously with Leverrier of the planet Neptune (1819-1892).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Adams , John Couch — (1819–1892) British astronomer Adams was born in the small Cornish town of Launceston, where his father was a tenant farmer. He developed an early interest in astronomy, constructing his own sundial and observing solar altitudes, and pursuing his …   Scientists

  • Adams, John Couch — ▪ British astronomer born June 5, 1819, Laneast, Cornwall, Eng. died Jan. 21, 1892, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire  British mathematician and astronomer, one of two people who independently discovered the planet Neptune. On July 3, 1841, Adams had… …   Universalium

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  • John Couch Adams — Infobox Scientist name = John Couch Adams box width = 300px image width = 240px caption = birth date = birth date|1819|06|15 birth place = Laneast, Cornwall, Great Britain death date = death date and age|1892|01|21|1819|06|15 death place =… …   Wikipedia

  • John Couch Adams — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Adams. John Couch Adams John Couch Adams en 1870 Naissance 5  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John Couch Adams — Este artículo trata sobre un matemático y astrónomo inglés. Para otros usos de este término, véase John Adams (desambiguación). John Couch Adams. John Couch Adams (5 de junio de 1819 – 21 de enero de 1892) fue un matemático y astrónomo …   Wikipedia Español

  • John Couch — may refer to:*John H. Couch (1811–1870), an American sea captain and pioneer *John Couch Classical Guitarist (b. 1976), a New Zealand classical guitarist *John Couch Adams (1819–1892), English astronomer …   Wikipedia

  • John Couch Adams — 1819 1892. Engelsk astronom og matematiker som i en alder af 24 var den første til at forudsige positionen af en planet udenfor Uranus. Men desværre offentliggjorde Adams ikke sin forudsigelse. Galle bekræftede eksistensen af Neptun baseret på en …   Danske encyklopædi

  • John C. Adams — John Couch Adams John Couch Adams John Couch Adams (* 5. Juni 1819 in Laneast, Cornwall, England; † 20. Janua …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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