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Oort

/ɔːt/
noun
1.
Jan Hendrick. 1900–92, Dutch astronomer, who confirmed (1927) and developed the theory of galactic rotation. He was the first to propose (1950) the existence of a mass of comets orbiting the sun far beyond the orbit of Pluto (the Oort cloud)
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  • The Dutch scholars, Kuenen and oort, believe that he wrote none.

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