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14/04/1629 Dutch physicist Christiaan Huygens is born

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Who was Christiaan Huygens?

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Isaac Newton and Christiaan Huygens

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History of Saturn's Rings

Huygens is often called first theoretical physicist. He discovered formula for the centripetal force, laws of elastic collision, wave theory of light and a pendulum clock. As an astronomer, Huygens suggested the existence the rings of Saturn and discovered the first of Saturn's moons, Titan.
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