Neptune in America: Negotiating a Discovery

@article{Hubbell1992NeptuneIA,
  title={Neptune in America: Negotiating a Discovery},
  author={John G. Hubbell and Robert William Smith},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  year={1992},
  volume={23},
  pages={261 - 291}
}
The discovery of the planet Neptune from the Berlin Observatory in 1846 by J. G. Galle and H. d'Arrest as a direct result of the calculations of the French mathematical astronomer U. J. J. Leverrier is one of the best known events in the history of science. The happenings in England surrounding the discovery, including John Couch Adams's mathematical researches which had led him to results very similar to Leverrier's by essentially the same methods, have recently drawn renewed attention. I But… 

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