Definition of Helmholtz, Hermann von in English:

Helmholtz, Hermann von

Line breaks: Her|mann von Helm|holtz
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛlmhɒlts/

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( 1821–94), German physiologist and physicist; full name Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz. He formulated the principle of the conservation of energy in 1847. Other achievements include his studies in sense perception, hydrodynamics, and non-Euclidean geometry.

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