g. kuiper

Kuiper

[kahy-per]
noun
Gerard Peter, 1905–73, U.S. astronomer, born in the Netherlands.
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kuiper

noun
United States astronomer (born in the Netherlands) who studied the solar system and suggested in 1951 that there is a belt of comet-like debris at the edge of the solar system (1905-1973) 
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