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Huy·gens

 (hī′gənz, hoi′gĕns), Christiaan 1629-1695.
Dutch physicist and astronomer who was the first to examine Saturn's rings (1655), pioneered the use of pendulums in clocks (1657), and formulated Huygens' principle.

Huygens

(ˈhaɪɡənz; Dutch ˈhœixəns)
n
(Biography) Christiaan (ˈkristiːˌaːn). 1629–95, Dutch physicist: first formulated the wave theory of light

Huy•gens

or Huy•ghens

(ˈhaɪ gənz, ˈhɔɪ-)

n.
Christian, 1629–95, Dutch mathematician, physicist, and astronomer.
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Dividing into two, the probe Huygens subsequently touched down on Titan, the first successful landing in the outer Solar System.