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Why was Dr. Christiaan Barnard a surgeon?

because he wanted to be one, no because his rother died as an infant from heart disease and it drove him to do something for those who were as sick as his brother.

Christiaan barnard's memorial hospital?

This is a private hospital that has changed it's name to honour Dr Christiaan Barnard, the first Doctor to perform a heart transplant. The hospital has a full cardiac program as well.

What was the medical contribution of Dr. Christiaan Barnard?

Dr. Christiaan Barnard's main claim to fame is that of performing the first-ever human heart transplant in the world. This operation took place on December 3, 1967, at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. To read more about this trailblazer personality on Answers.com, click on t ( Full Answer )

What did Christopher Huygens invent?

He invented the first pendulem clock, and he also designed a basic form of the internal combustion engine. He planned to have the engine run by gunpowder.

Have the Cassini-Huygens objectives been answered?

Some of them, yes. However, it is in the nature of scientific exploration that every answer gives rise to two more questions, so we always have more questions than answers. So, yes; Titan has a surface with lakes and rivers. Lakes and rivers of what? Methane, probably, but that's a new question. ( Full Answer )

What did Christiaan Huygens discover?

Christiaan Huygens, an astronomer, discovered Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Among his other accomplishments: . he correctly identified the rings of Saturn . mapped Mars . built the first practical pendulum clocks . formulated the wave theory of light

Dose Christiaan Meyer have a job?

He worked as CPA for an accounting firm in Mesa before leaving to take care of the kids and manage the household finances. He is currently a member of several LLC's in Arizona.

Can huygens principle be applied to sound waves?

Yes it can. Huygens Principle basically states that every point wave front can be considered as a secondary source of tiny wavelets that spread out in the forward direction of the wave itself. If it's still a blur to you, think of when someone is talking. Even though they maybe directed towards som ( Full Answer )

What are the disadvantages of cassini-huygens?

Any long-duration space probe is going to have some compromises. Size: we'd like to have sent along some extra fuel, added additional instruments, perhaps another lander - but there's a hard limit to how much weight we can launch into space. Power: If we use solar power panels, then we lose powe ( Full Answer )

Christian huygens contribution in the field of physics?

a.) Wave Theory of Light b.) Pendulum Clock a.1) In 1678 the great Dutch physicist Christian Huygens (1629-1695) wrote a treatise called Traite de la Lumiere on the wave theory of light, and in this work he stated that the wavefront of a propagating wave of light at any instant conforms to the enve ( Full Answer )

What did Christian Huygens discover?

The first of Saturn's moons. Although his actual discoveries are overshadowed by his contribution to Theoretical Physics where he postulated that light was composed of waves. See Wikipedia for a complete list of his accomplishments. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Huygens

Who was Christiaan Baarnard?

He was a South African heart surgeon at the Groote Schuur hospital Cape Town who transplanted a new heart into the body of Louis Washkansky, The patient lived for about 10 days until rejection got the upper hand.

How do you pronounce Huygens?

Cassini Huygens is a spacecraft designed to orbit Saturn. You would think to pronounce it Cassini Hugyens but it is wrong. Its pronounced (Cassini Hoy-gens) named after Titans discoverer. You don't want to look stupid and pronounce it (cassini hUygens) trust me I would know.

How did christiaan barnard effect the world?

he effectd the world by passing his knowledge down to different generations of doctors to then perform human heart transplants to keep people alive that little bit longer or ages

When did the Cassini Huygens end?

The Cassini-Huygens probe was launched on the15th of October 1997, on a mission to orbit Saturn and study its many moons. in 2008 , NASA extended the Cassini-Huygens mission by two years naming it the Cassini Equinox Mission. Another mission extension has been proposed to to prolong Cassinis mission ( Full Answer )

Were did Christiaan Huygens get married to?

I've read a lot of versions of his biography. None of them talk about his love life. So it's either he never got married, or he was just very good at keeping his personal life private (which I don't think is the case).

When did Huygens land on Saturn?

It did not land on Saturn. Huygens was an atmospheric entry probecarried to Saturn's moon Titan and landed on Titan on January 14,2005.

What day did huygens land on the moon?

Huygens did not land on "The Moon", it landed on Titan a moon of the planet Saturn. It touched down on Titan on January 14, 2005 near the Xanadu region.

Who invented the cassini huygens spacecraft?

i dont know so figure it out in the internet........dudes...im...not....retarted.....bye....people ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- OMG then y did u put a retarted answer 0.0 you are retart ( Full Answer )

Who were christiaan barnards parents?

Well sadly I can't give you a concrete awnser, but my grandfather where there neighbours. He cant remember there names but I can tell you that his father was a Reverent.

Is Christian Huygens the person credited with 4 large moons?

No, the very famous astronomer who discovered the four Galilean moons; IO, Callisto, Europa and Ganymede was named Galileo Galilei. These four moons are the largest out of Jupiter's total 63 moons. Galileo discovered the moons on January 7th 1610 at the University of Padua in Italy using his own hom ( Full Answer )

How old is Constantijn Huygens?

Constantijn Huygens was born on September 4, 1596 and died on March 28, 1687. Constantijn Huygens would have been 90 years old at the time of death or 418 years old today.

How old is Christiaan Huygens?

Christiaan Huygens was born on April 14, 1629 and died on July 8, 1695. Christiaan Huygens would have been 66 years old at the time of death or 386 years old today.

How old is Jan Christiaan Smuts?

Jan Christiaan Smuts was born on May 24, 1870 and died on September 11, 1950. Jan Christiaan Smuts would have been 80 years old at the time of death or 145 years old today.

How old is Christiaan Eijkman?

Christiaan Eijkman was born on August 11, 1858 and died on November 5, 1930. Christiaan Eijkman would have been 72 years old at the time of death or 156 years old today.

How old is Christiaan Barnard?

Christiaan Barnard was born on November 8, 1922 and died on September 2, 2001. Christiaan Barnard would have been 78 years old at the time of death or 92 years old today.

What was Christiaan huygens major contribution to astronomy?

Huygens proposed as an explanation for Saturn's apparently unusual shape a thin, flat ring around the planet, which he later proved (though later observation would show he was not entirely correct about Saturn's 'ring'), along with discovering the moon Titan , using a telescope he designed. He also ( Full Answer )

What kind of scientist was Christiaan Huygens?

Christiaan Huygens, born April 14, 1629 and died July 8, 1695, was a prominent Dutch mathematician, astronomer, physicist and horologist. His work included early telescopic studies elucidating the nature of the rings of Saturn and the discovery of its moon Titan, the invention of the pendulum clock ( Full Answer )

What is the contribution of Huygens in physics?

Huygens studied many things in physics. He studied the laws of motion, some of which was modified and used to formulate parts of Newton's 3 laws. He studied astronomy and described Saturn as having one solid ring. He 'found' the moon, Titan, around Saturn. He studied a nebula and using his refractin ( Full Answer )

When did Huygens explore Saturn?

It did not explore Saturn. Huygens was an atmospheric entry probecarried to Saturn's moon Titan and landed on Titan on January 14,2005.

What year did Huygens explore Saturn?

Christiaan Huygens published on his discovery of the ring of Saturnin 1655. So he did his actual studies by telescope probably in1653/1654.

What has the author Christiaan Grootaert written?

Christiaan Grootaert has written: 'Poverty and social transfers in Poland' -- subject(s): Domestic Economic assistance, Economic conditions, Social conditions, Social security, Transfer payments 'The evolution of welfare and poverty during stuctural change and economic recessionn' -- subject(s): ( Full Answer )

What has the author Christiaan Sepp written?

Christiaan Sepp has written: 'Bibliotheek van Nederlandsche kerkgeshiedschrijvers' -- subject(s): Church history, Theology, Bibliography, Dutch Historians, Bio-bibliography 'Bibliotheek van Nederlandsche kerkgeschiedschrijvers' -- subject(s): Church history, Theology, Bibliography, Dutch Histori ( Full Answer )

What has the author Evert Christiaan Wassink written?

Evert Christiaan Wassink has written: 'Effects of light intensity on dry matter production and morphogenesis of iris \\' -- subject(s): Effect of light on, Gladiolus, Irises (Plant), Plants, Tulips, Irises (Plants)

What has the author Johan Christiaan Beker written?

Johan Christiaan Beker has written: 'The triumph of God' -- subject(s): Bible, Theology 'Heirs of Paul' -- subject(s): Bible, Criticism, interpretation 'Der Sieg Gottes' -- subject(s): Bible, History of doctrines, Theology

What has the author Christiaan Kramm written?

Christiaan Kramm has written: 'De levens en werken der Hollandsche en Vlaamsche kunstschilders, beeldhouwers, graveurs en bouwmeesters' -- subject(s): Artists, Biography, Dictionaries

What has the author P Christiaan Klieger written?

P. Christiaan Klieger has written: 'Moku o Lo`e' 'Moku'ula' -- subject(s): History, Islands, Religious life and customs, Sacred space 'Tibet, Self, and the Tibetan Diaspora'

What has the author Hugo Christiaan Hamaker written?

Hugo Christiaan Hamaker has written: 'Reflectivity and emissivity of tungsten, with a description of a new method to determine the total reflectivity of any surface in a simple and accurate way ..' -- subject(s): Reflection (Optics), Tungsten