Thomas Young (scientist)

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Thomas Young
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Born13 Juin 1773(1773-06-13)
Milverton, Somerset, Ingland
Dee'd10 Mey 1829(1829-05-10) (aged 55)
Lunnon, Ingland
Alma materVarsity o Edinburgh Medical School
Varsity o Göttingen
Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Kent forWave theory o licht
Dooble-slit experiment
Young–Helmholtz theory
Young temperament
Young's Modulus
Scientific career
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Thomas Young FRS (13 Juin 1773 – 10 Mey 1829) wis a Breetish polymath an physeecian. Young made notable scienteefic contreibutions tae the fields o veesion, licht, solit mechanics, energy, pheesiology, leid, muisical hermony, an Egyptology. He "made a nummer o oreeginal an insichtfu innovations"[1] in the decipherment o Egyptian hieroglyphs (speceefically the Rosetta Stane) afore Jean-François Champollion eventually expandit on his wark.

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