WhenInTime is a web application for creating and sharing timelines. Learn more...
 Events
Albert Einstein praised him in the 1931 foreword to an edition of Newton's Opticks. Other admirers include physicist Lord Rayleigh and Nobel laureate Philip Anderson
Date 1931
In 1830, Carl Friedrich Gauss, the German mathematician, unified the work of these two scientists to derive the Young–Laplace equation, the formula that describes the capillary pressure difference sustained across the interface between two static fluids.
Date 1830
Date 10 May 1829
He was chosen one of the eight foreign associates of the French Academy of Sciences.
Date 1827
He became secretary to the Board of Longitude and superintendent of the HM Nautical Almanac Office.
Date 1818
He was secretary of a commission charged with ascertaining the precise length of the second's or seconds pendulum (the length of a pendulum whose period is exactly 2 seconds).
Date 1816
He served on a committee appointed to consider the dangers involved in the general introduction of gas into London.
Date 1814
Young became physician to St. George's Hospital.
Date 1811
His lectures were published in the Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and contain a number of anticipations of later theories.
Date 1807

 Timeline Tags
 Description
A timeline of the life of Thomas Young, a British polymath and scientist.
Created by Freemunden on Oct 25, 2012
826 views
 Related Timelines
Thomas Harper Ince (November 6, 1882 – November 19, 1924) was an American silent film actor, directo...
422 Views   157 Events
About The world
299 Views   6 Events
Timeline of B.J. Thomas Discography
509 Views   78 Events
Timeline of films cinematographed by Thomas L. Callaway
526 Views   77 Events
Thomas Del Ruth, A.S.C. is a cinematographer. He was born on May 1, 1942 in Beverly Hills, Los Angel...
578 Views   70 Events
Timeline of Thomas Rosales Jr. - Films
286 Views   137 Events
Christopher Thomas "Tommy" Howell (born December 7, 1966), known by his stage name C. Thomas Howell,...
226 Views   145 Events
Timeline of Thomas F. Duffy - Films
471 Views   76 Events
A timeline of the life of Thomas Young, a British polymath and scientist.
825 Views   22 Events
Thomas Francis Wilson (born April 15, 1959) is an American actor, writer, musician, painter, voice-o...
287 Views   107 Events
 Embed Code
<iframe frameborder="0" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" width="800" height="600" style="border:1px solid black;" src="http://www.whenintime.com/HTimeline.aspx?tlurl=/tl/Freemunden/Thomas_Young_Timeline/"></iframe>
To obtain an embed code with a different template and theme, go to the Customize Embed Code page
 Comments