Wright, Thomas

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Wright, Thomas


Born 1711 in Byers Green, near Durham; died there 1786. English astronomer.

Wright proposed a hypothesis regarding the structure of the universe according to which the majority of observable stars constitute an isolated, distinctly oblate system.


An Original Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe. London, 1750.
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(L-r) Ex-offenders clear the park at Thomas Close watched by, from left, North Wales Probation Service Project Development Officer John Wright, Thomas Close Play Association chair Emma Mayers, committee member Joan Jones, Beaumaris Deputy Mayor John Wyn Jones, Mayor Nick Bagley, Community Beat Officer Emma Williams, and Community Support Officer Jan Hughes.
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After Indiana's banking laws changed to allow multiple bank ownership, STAR Financial Bank was formed in 1985 and got its new name from an employee suggestion to use the first names of the early principals; Selah Wright, Thomas Marcuccilli, Arthur Hodson, and Ralph Marcuccilli.
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