Christian Doppler

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Birthday
29, 1803
Birthplace
Salzburg, Austria
Death Date
Mar 17, 1853 (49)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1803
Birthplace
Salzburg, Austria
Death Date
Mar 17, 1853 (49)

About

Austrian physicist who studied the frequency of light waves. His most noteworthy work was entitled "On the coloured light of the binary stars and some other stars of the heavens".

Before Fame

He could not follow his father's work as a stone mason because he was physically not up to the duress.

Trivia

The effect named after him explains why noises heading away sound deeper.

Family Life

He was born in Salzburg, Austria as the son of a stone mason.

Associated With

He was almost as influential in physics as Albert Einstein during their time.