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John Adams
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Born in Lidcot, Cornwall
Born on 5th of June 1819
Died on 21st of January 1892

Born 1819. Died 1892 - English astronomer.


He graduated as Senior Wrangler and first Smithís Prizeman (1843) at St Johnís College, Cambridge, and was elected to a fellowship there. His most important achievement was predicting the exisitence and position of Neptune. The Adams Prize, presented by the University of Cambridge commemorates this achievement.

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