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John Couch Adams
Birth: Jun. 5, 1819
Laneast
Cornwall, England
Death: Jan. 21, 1892
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England

Astronomer. He deduced the existence of the planet Neptune in 1845. Although his calculations were given to the Astronomer Royal, the latter did nothing about them, so a German observer was the first to actually spot the planet in 1846. He refused a knighthood in 1847. (bio by: David Conway) 
 
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  Eliza Bruce Adams (1827 - 1919)*
 
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Burial:
Ascension Parish Burial Ground
Cambridge
City of Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: 2D5
 
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Originally Created by: David Conway
Record added: Nov 07, 2001
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