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  1. Young, Thomas Youngnoun

    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)

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    Thomas Young (1773 – 1829) was an English polymath who made notable contributions to the fields of vision, light, solid mechanics, energy, physiology, language, musical harmony and Egyptology. He is perhaps best known for his experiment, the Young's Double-Slit experiment, demonstrating the wave theory of light and the principle of interference. Young is also known for his work on the Rosetta Stone, which significantly contributed to the decipherment of Hieroglyphics.

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  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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