Charles Bren·ton [bren-tn] /ˈbrɛn tn/, 1901–97, U.S. surgeon and medical researcher, born in Canada: Nobel Prize 1966.
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The Hopkins' and Huggins' had the mission station there then.
The mission families, Hopkins and Huggins, were invited to be present.
Huggins has found that the spectrum of this nebula is not gaseous.
Huggins, like Hugh, appears to have the same root as Hugin, viz.
“His principal, Allen, addressed him as Huggins,” replied the first lieutenant.
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Sir William. 1824–1910, British astronomer. He pioneered the use of spectroscopy in astronomy and discovered the red shift in the lines of a stellar spectrum
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[hŭg′ĭnz]Charles Brenton 1901-1997
Canadian-born American surgeon. He shared a 1966 Nobel Prize for research in hormone treatment for cancer of the prostate.
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