Thomas Young, Forgotten Genius: An Annotated Narrative Biography

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This is the annotated biography of a remarkable English Quaker physician, 1773-1829. In language understandable to non-scientists, it shows how one man could be a linguist, physicist, engineer, inventor, & a physiologist. His picture of the universe was 200 years ahead of his time. Young was the first to translate a hieroglyphic word from the Rosetta Stone. He proved that light travels in waves which changed the whole field of physics. Termed the "Father of the Physiology of Vision", his talents were such that he was once ...

Thomas Young, Forgotten Genius: An Annotated Narrative Biography 1993, Vidan Press

ISBN-13: 9780963504609

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