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Biography of William Hyde Wollaston

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1766 - Born in East Dereham, Norfolk on the 6th of August. 1793 - William Hyde Wollaston obtained a doctorate in medicine from Cambridge University.

1800 - William Hyde Wollaston left medicine and concentrated on pursuing these interests instead of his trained vocation. 1802 - His optical work was important as well, where William Hyde Wollaston is remembered for his observations of dark Fraunhofer lines in the solar spectrum which eventually led to the discovery of the elements in the Sun.

1803 - William Hyde Wollaston discovered the elements palladium and rhodium. 1805 - William Hyde Wollaston used his Bakerian lecture, On the Force of Percussion, to defend Gottfried Leibniz's principle of vis viva, an early formulation of the conservation of energy.

1807 - William Hyde Wollaston also invented the camera lucida.

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