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English astronomer who used Newton's laws of motion to predict the period of a comet (1656-1742)

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Halley, who is 6ft 4in and lives alone, has several years experience as a police officer.
The girl, who can't be named for legal reasons, and 16-year-old Halley lived in a Strathclyde Region- run kids' home in Stevenston, Ayrshire, at the time of the attack.
General Halley will draw on his military and corporate experience to discuss leadership in a world with rapidly changing technology.
But the 21-year-old is looking forward to being reunited with Halley after the pair's success at Auteuil.
Halley said community members interested in becoming involved with the program are welcome to attend.
Mr Halley was the main shareholder in supermarket chain Carrefour, the world's second largest retailer, and co-founded the fashion firm Promodes.
As Halley goes around the sun in its 76--year orbit, pieces of it, little chunks of ice, slough off the comet and we intersect that every year around this time, in early May.
The match was a very close affair until Halley won the 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th holes of the afternoon round to open up a three-hole lead with the match concluding on 16th green with Halley's birdie.
Halley VI, opened in February 2013, is the latest incarnation of Britain's Halley Research Station, which has been in continuous operation for 54 years.
Nash) Halley, 90, formerly of Worcester, died on Monday, May 13th 2013 in the Millbury Healthcare Center after an illness.
But each time Halley sweeps around the sun, it leaves behind a dusty trail - call it "cosmic litter" - that is responsible for two meteor showers on Earth each year.
Formerly trained by crosscountry king Enda Bolger, Outlaw Pete has progressed since his move to Fethard handler John Halley just over a year ago.
The event will take place from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and from noon to 5pm on Sunday at the Lovell marketing suite at Maes Halley, Parc Dewi Sant, Llanfaes, Brecon, LD3 8LU.
Halley is far from the typical image or behavior of what many might expect of a hip-hop music executive.