h.l. ferdinand von helmholtz

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Helmholtz   (hělm'hōlts')  Pronunciation Key 
German physicist and physiologist who was a founder of the law of conservation of energy. Helmholtz did pioneering research on vision and invented an instrument for examining the interior of the eye in 1851.
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