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 (hăl′ē), Edmund or Edmond 1656-1742.
English astronomer who applied Newton's laws of motion to predict correctly the period of a comet (1705).

Halley

(ˈhælɪ)
n
(Biography) Edmund. 1656–1742, English astronomer and mathematician. He predicted the return of the comet now known as Halley's comet, constructed charts of magnetic declination, and produced the first wind maps

Hal•ley

(ˈhæl i or, sometimes, ˈheɪ li)

n.
Edmund or Edmond, 1656–1742, English astronomer.
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Usually 15,000 to 24,000 breeding pairs of emperor penguins flock yearly to a breeding site at Halley Bay, seen as a safe place that should stay cold this century despite global warming.
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