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14/04/1629 Dutch physicist Christiaan Huygens is born


Who was Christiaan Huygens?


Isaac Newton and Christiaan Huygens


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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