Daily Archives: April 13, 2018


Christiaan Huygens
April 14 is Christiaan Huygens’ birthday. Huygens was a Dutch physicist, astronomer, and leading figure of the scientific revolution.  Huygens is famous for the invention of the pendulum clock. Pendulums swing in a simple circular path where the time it takes to complete a single oscillation is proportional to the amplitude of […]

Today in Science History – April 14 – Christiaan Huygens