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Science Print featuring the photograph Thomas Young, English Polymath by Photo Researchers

The watermark in the lower right corner of the image will not appear on the final print.







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7.88" x 10.00"





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Thomas Young, English Polymath Print


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Thomas Young, English Polymath print by Photo Researchers.   Our prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Thomas Young (June 13, 1773 - May 10, 1829) was an English polymath. He made notable scientific contributions to the fields of vision, light, solid mechanics, energy, physiology, language, musical harmony, and Egyptology. He began to study medicine in London in 1792. In 1793 he explained the mode in which the eye accommodates itself to vision at different distances as depending on change of the curvature of the crystalline lens. He moved to Edinburgh in 1794, and a year later went to Germany where he obtained the degree of doctor of physics in 1796. In 1801 he was appointed professor of natural philosophy at the Royal Institution. In two years he delivered 91 lectures. He was the first to describe astigmatism, and in his lectures he presented the hypothesis, afterwards developed by von Helmholtz, that color perception depends on the presence in the retina of three kinds of nerve fibrers. He resigned his professorship in 1803, fearing that its duties would interfere with his medical pra...

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