[hyoo-ish or, often, yoo-]
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  • It rarely happens that any failures occur at Fishponds or Hewish, but vagaries of the apparatus are more frequent at Yatton.

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  1. Antony. born 1924, British radio astronomer, noted esp for his role in the discovery of pulsars (1967): shared the Nobel prize for physics 1974
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[hyōōĭsh]Antony Born 1924
  1. British astronomer. In 1967, working with the astronomer Susan Bell Burnell, he discovered the first pulsar.
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