The Last Man Who Knew Everything : Thomas Young, The Anonymous Polymath Who Proved Newton Wrong, Explained How We See, Cured the Sick, and Deciph
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.
- Hardback | 304 pages
- 160 x 233.7 x 27.9mm | 476.28g
- 30 Dec 2005
- Pi Press
- United States