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Hew·ish

 (hyo͞o′ĭsh), Antony Born 1924.
British astronomer who, working with Jocelyn Bell Burnell, discovered pulsars. He shared a 1974 Nobel Prize with Martin Ryle.
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Hewish

(ˈhjuːɪʃ)
n
(Biography) Antony. born 1924, British radio astronomer, noted esp for his role in the discovery of pulsars (1967): shared the Nobel prize for physics 1974
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