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Halley

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

Halley

 

(until 1977, Halley Bay), a British scientific station at the coast of Coats Land, Western Antarctica; situated on the surface of the Brunt Ice Shelf. Halley, which began operating on Jan. 16, 1956, has a wintertime staff of ten to 38 persons. Meteorological, geophysical, and glaciological observations are made at the station, and medical and biological research is conducted. Halley serves as a base for field studies in adjacent regions of Antarctica.

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It's crazy," says Halley of the range and complexity of the projects he's handling, "but the good thing is I wouldn't want to be doing anything else.
Baby joy for Halley family Oscar Baby gave the Halley family an afternoon to savour as the six-year-old won for the first time in the 2m4f novice handicap hurdle.
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