What is Thomas Young?

  • (noun): British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829).
    Synonyms: Young

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Thomas Young (scientist) - Death, Legacy and Reputation
... Thomas Young died in London on 10 May 1829, and was buried in the cemetery of St ... Westminster Abbey houses a white marble tablet in memory of Young bearing the epitaph by Hudson Gurney Sacred to the memory of Thomas Young, M.D ... Later scholars and scientists have praised Young's work although they may know him only through achievements he made in their fields ...
Thomas Young - Others
... Thomas Young (1587–1655), Scottish Presbyterian and author Thomas Young (American revolutionary) (1731–1777), member of the Sons of Liberty Thomas Young (scientist) (1773–1829), British ...
William II Canynges - Background
... He was one of the younger of seven children of John Canynges, who died as a young man in 1405, by his wife Joan Wotton ... William's eldest brother Thomas Canynges was Lord Mayor of London in 1456-7, having been elected Alderman for Aldgate ward in 1445, and was a Grocer ... His wife Joan Wotton survived him and married secondly in about 1408 Thomas Young, twice mayor of Bristol, by whom she had two successful sons, John Young ...
Bakerian Lecture - Lecturers - 19th Century
1894 Thomas Edward Thorpe James Wyllie Rodger, On the Relations between the Viscosity of Liquids and their Chemical Nature. 1889 Arthur William Rucker Thomas Edward Thorpe, A magnetic Survey of the British isles for the Epoch January 1, 1886. 1876 Thomas Andrews, On the Gaseous State of Matter ...
March 4 - Births
1931) 1870 – Thomas Sturge Moore, English poet (d. 1924) 1881 – Thomas Sigismund Stribling, American writer (d. 1976) 1908 – Thomas Shaw, American blues musician (d ...

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