Definition of Adams, John Couch in English:

Adams, John Couch

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Pronunciation: /ˈadəmz
 
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( 1819–92), English astronomer. In 1843 he calculated the position of a supposed planet beyond Uranus; similar calculations performed by Le Verrier resulted in the discovery of Neptune three years later.

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