SETI So many Suns, so many Earths!


Robert Owen (rowen@technologist.com)
Sun, 26 Sep 1999 04:04:02 -0400


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            "What a wonderful and amazing scheme have we here
            of the magnificent vastness of the Universe! So many
            Suns, so many Earths ...!"

                                              - Christian Huygens
                                                  (1629-1695)

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                                   Christian Huygens

        Dutch mathematical physicist and astronomer who proposed
        the wave theory of light. He developed the pendulum clock in
        1657, discovered polarization, and observed Saturn's rings. He
        made important advances in pure mathematics, applied mathe-
        matics, and mechanics, which he virtually founded

http://www.maths.tcd.ie/pub/HistMath/People/Huygens/RouseBall/RB_Huygens.html

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