MARCIENA Ian Marcus( Czech scientist)
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Biography MARCIENA Ian Marcus
MARCIENA Ian Marcus (13.II 1595 - 10.IV 1667) - Czech scientist. Born in Lanе¦kroun. Studied in Olomoutsskom, graduated from the University of Prague (1625), where he worked (from 1630 - professor in 1662 - Rector).
Physical studies focus on mechanics and optics. To elaborate (1639) collision of hard spheres and showed the difference between elastic and inelastic collisions. In 1648, opened the dispersion of light and the first time expressed the idea of the wave nature of light. I explained the rainbow colored sheet of thin films. Works Marci has long been little known. Studies are also to mathematics and medicine.