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PostPosted: Tue May 25, 2010 9:51 pm    Post subject: Recognition of a Cornish genius Reply with quote

Cornish mathematician and astronomer John Couch Adams was born into a poor farming family at Laneast, but had the gift of performing complex mathematics in his head...Read more
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