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  1. Tom Nelson

    Tom Nelson (April 21, 2011, 06:24PM )

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_James_So uth Will open in a new tab or window South was involved in a notorious lawsuit brought against him by the instrument maker Edward Troughton over the equatorial mount for his telescope which the latter had constructed for him, and which South considered defective. Troughton sued him for payment and won. South promptly demolished the telescope mount; the 12 inch lens, which had been purchased separately, was never used by him.