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Shap·ley

 (shăp′lē), Harlow 1885-1972.
American astronomer noted for his work in cosmology, spectroscopy, and photometry.
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Shapley

(ˈʃæplɪ)
n
(Biography) Harlow. 1885–1972, US astronomer, director of the Harvard College Observatory (1922–56): noted for his work on the size and structure of the galaxy
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