References for Thomas Young

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  1. Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Thomas_Young.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/653983/Thomas-Young
  3. Biography by Charles Herbert Lees, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).

Books:

  1. D L Kline, Thomas Young, Forgotton Genius: An Annotated Narrative Biography (Vidan Press, Cincinnati, 1993).
  2. F Oldham, Thomas Young, F.R.S.: Philosopher and Physician (Edward Arnold, London, 1933).
  3. G Peacock, Life of Thomas Young, M.D., F.R.S. (John Murray, London, 1835).
  4. A Robinson, The Last Man who knew Everything (Pi Press, New York, 2005).

Articles:

  1. D-F Arago, Biographical memoir of Dr Thomas Young, Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal 20 (1836), 213-240.
  2. G Cantor, Thomas Young's lectures at the Royal Institution, Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 25 (1970), 87-112.
  3. G Fonda, Bicentenary of the birth of Thomas Young, M.D., F.R.S., British Journal of Ophthalmology 57 (1973), 803-808.
  4. V L Hilts, Thomas Young's autobiographical sketch, Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 122 (1978), 248-260.
  5. J Lamor, Thomas Young, Nature 133 (1934), 276-279.
  6. F Oldham, Thomas Young, British Medical Journal (1974), 150-152.
  7. H S Robinson, Thomas Young: A chronology and a bibliography with estimates of his work and character, Medical Life 36 (1929), 527-540.
  8. H S Rowell, Thomas Young and Göttingen, Nature 88 (1912), 516.
  9. A Rubinowicz, Thomas Young and the theory of diffraction, Nature 180 (1957), 160-162.

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