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  1. Young, 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)


  1. Thomas Young

    Thomas Young was an English polymath. Young made notable scientific contributions to the fields of vision, light, solid mechanics, energy, physiology, language, musical harmony, and Egyptology. He "made a number of original and insightful innovations" in the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphs before Jean-François Champollion eventually expanded on his work. He was admired by, among others, William Herschel, Hermann von Helmholtz, James Clerk Maxwell, and Albert Einstein.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thomas Young in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thomas Young in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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