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Huygens

Christiaan . 1629--95, Dutch physicist: first formulated the wave theory of light
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Geometrically, the art-like fractals act as the tiny resonators envisioned by Huygens to make the ensemble of wavelets.
The H and I stars have thus far eluded me for two reasons: I've never had the exceptionally steady seeing required while looking for them, and these faint stars exhibit precious little contrast against the Huygens region nebulosity.
After releasing Huygens on Saturn, Cassini continued to orbit Saturn, collecting information about the planet's rings, atmosphere, and its many moons.
What Cassini and its Huygens probe found was beyond all scientific expectations.
As it parachuted down through Titan's thick nitrogen and methane atmosphere, Huygens captured images of features that looked like shore lines and river systems on Earth.
Huygens has more than 20 years of experience in corporate coverage banking.
The Huygens wavelets method and FFT are the common method to compute the diffraction PSF.
Family, Culture and Society in the Diary of Constantijn Huygens Jr, Secretary to Stadholder-King William of Orange.
Dekker, Rudolph, Family, Culture and Society in the Diary of Constantijn Huygens Jr, Secretary to Stadholder-King William of Orange (Egodocuments and History Series, 5), Leiden, Brill, 2013; hardback; pp.
Dividing into two, the probe Huygens subsequently touched down on Titan, the first successful landing in the outer Solar System.