Christian Huygens


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Noun1.Christian Huygens - Dutch physicist who first formulated the wave theory of light (1629-1695)
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One of the big questions in the field has been that of synchronization, a phenomenon first observed by Dutch physicist - and clock-maker - Christian Huygens. In synchronization, the rhythms (phases) of two oscillators match up in lockstep.
1655: Titan, Saturn's largest moon, was discovered by Dutch astronomer Christian Huygens. 1807: The Slave Trade Act became law.

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