Astronomers are greatly disappointed when, having traveled halfway around the world to see an eclipse, clouds prevent a sight of it; and yet a sense of relief accompanies the disappointment.
As the existence of a corps of professors of mathematics is peculiar to our navy, as well as an apparent, perhaps a real, anomaly, some account of it may be of interest.
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|Birth:||12th March, 1835|
|Death:||11th July, 1909|
|Profession:||Astronomer, Economist, Mathematician, Writer|
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