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Christiaan Huygens was a Dutch physicist with a major scientific influence in the era before Isaac Newton. His contributions to modern science include the Huygens-Fresnel principle, the explanation of the aspects of Saturn in terms of a ring system and a vision of extra-terrestrial life.

Christiaan Huygens by Caspar Netscher
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Hello there, thanks for visiting my page. I am a physicist/astronomer/archivist/teacher living in Utrecht, The Netherlands. My interests include science, history, anthropology, art and languages.

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