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Newcomb

(ˈnjuːkəm)
n
(Biography) Simon. 1835–1909, US astronomer, noted for his tables of celestial bodies and astronomical constants
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New•comb

(ˈnu kəm, ˈnyu-)

n.
Simon, 1835–1909, U.S. astronomer.
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Professor Simon Newcomb was expounding this to the New York Mathematical Society only a month or so ago.
All that scientists had achieved, from Galileo and Newton to Franklin and Simon Newcomb, helped Bell in a general way, by creat- ing a scientific atmosphere and habit of thought.
For example, Bragellos avers their anatomical identity with Man, but Professor Newcomb says they are more like the hill tribes of Vermont.
Because Newcomb Hall's project scope expanded beyond its original plan, the design and facilities management teams had to address design changes throughout the process.
In an interview with the OGN, Luke Newcomb, executive vice president and general manager of Mustang Al-Hejailan Dar PI, says the new entity unites nearly 500 people into a synergistic company providing additional training and employment for Saudi nationals while transforming into a leading in-Kingdom engineering and project management service provider.
Speaking to Arab News, Luke Newcomb, executive vice president and general manager of Mustang Al-Hejailan Dar PI, said the new entity unites nearly 500 people into a synergistic company providing additional training and employment for Saudi nationals while transforming into a leading in-Kingdom engineering and project management service provider.
The Environmental Protection Agency's latest endorsement of pervious or permeable concrete pavements is reflected in a $492,000 grant funding nearly a third of San Francisco's Newcomb Model Block Streetscape Improvement Project.
[paragraph] The fate of both was sealed in February when the state Supreme Court ruled that Tulane had no obligation to honor Josephine Newcomb's 104-year-old bequest that it maintain, in perpetuity, a women's college as a memorial to her deceased daughter Sophie.
In addition, he and Jonathan Newcomb will lead Proactive Integrity Associates LLC, an affiliated firm which provides investigative consulting, forensic, due diligence, oversight and monitoring services.
She ruled that language in the will of Josephine Newcomb contained "no enforceable conditional obligation to support" claims of the plaintiffs, The Future of Newcomb College (TFNC).
Newcomb. Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery.

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