The Last Man Who Knew Everything

The Last Man Who Knew Everything : Thomas Young, The Anonymous Polymath Who Proved Newton Wrong, Explained How We See, Cured the Sick, and Deciph

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Relates the life of the remarkable man who made major contributions in such fields as physics, languages, and music, describing how he proposed the light-wave theory and the three-color theory of vision, and was instrumental in the deciphering of the Rosetta Stone.
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  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 160 x 233.7 x 27.9mm | 476.28g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131343041
  • 9780131343047
  • 2,151,235

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