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    5 days ago · Simon Newcomb "For his contributions to the progress of gravitational astronomy" 1891: Stanislao Cannizzaro "For his contributions to chemical philosophy especially for his application of Avogadros theory" 1892: Rudolf Virchow "For his investigations in pathology, pathological anatomy, and prehistoric archaeology" 1893: George Stokes

  2. May 18, 2024 · Précis: Dick Henry joined the JHU Physics Department's faculty in 1968 as its first astronomer ever (the world-renowned astronomer Simon Newcomb [1835 - 1909] — the only previous JHU astronomer — was in the Math Department).

  3. 3 days ago · 1882 – Simon Newcomb observes a 43 arcsecond per century excess precession of Mercury's orbit; 1887 – Albert A. Michelson and Edward W. Morley in their famous experiment do not detect the ether drift. 1889 – Loránd Eötvös uses a torsion balance to test the weak equivalence principle to 1 part in one billion.

  4. 4 days ago · The phenomenon was first recorded by the astronomer Simon Newcomb in 1881. While flicking through a book of mathematical tables in the library, he noticed that the pages near the beginning were dirtier than those near the end. It seemed his colleagues preferred numbers that started with 1.

  5. May 17, 2024 · Simon Newcomb (United States, 1835–1909) Isaac Newton (United Kingdom, 1643–1727) Seth Barnes Nicholson (United States, 1891–1963) Albertus Antonie Nijland (Netherlands, 1868–1936) Tsuneo Niijima (Japan, 1955–) Peter Nilson (Sweden, 1937–1998) Hōei Nojiri (Japan, 1885–1977) Jaime Nomen (Spain, 1960–) Toshiro Nomura (Japan, 1954 ...

  6. May 11, 2024 · Simon Newcomb: Astronomja dla wszystkich. by. Kalinowski, Stanisław. Publisher. Stanisław Kalinowski; Drukarnia Naukowa. Collection. polishpublicdomain; additional_collections. Contributor. Library of the Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

  7. 2 days ago · Captains-Elect 2025: TBA. Coaches Award (for Leadership and Dedication): Evie Komninakas and Sierra Walters (girls); Ben Simon (boys) Back. The following is a summation of notable achievements and accolades earned by Hopkins Varsity athletes throughout the course of the 2024 spring season. Check back for updates!

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