Lippershey


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Lippershey

(ˈlɪpəsˌhaɪ) or

Lippersheim

n
(Biography) Hans. died ?1619, Dutch lens grinder, who built the first telescope
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Hans Lippershey, a German-Dutch maker of spectacles born in 1570, is credited with the invention of what?
1608: The first telescope was demonstrated by Dutch lens-maker Hans Lippershey. 1909: The first rugby match at Twickenham was played - Harlequins versus Richmond.
1608: The first telescope was demonstrated by Dutch lensmaker Hans Lippershey. 1909: The first rugby match at Twickenham was played - Harlequins versus Richmond.
Hans Lippershey built the first binoculars in December 1608 for the Assembly of the States General of the Netherlands.
(2.) Hans Lippershey was the first person to apply for a telescope patent in 1608, although it is disputed when it was first invented and by whom.
Before Hans Lippershey invented the telescope at the beginning of the seventeenth century, astronomers tried to theorize about the nature of heavenly bodies and their motions on the basis of unaided eyesight, supplemented by various principles that they saw as intuitively obvious, though in due course these often turned out to be wrong.
In 1608, two Flemish spectacle-makers, Hans Lippershey and Jacob Metius independently of each other applied for patents for the first refracting telescope.
Lippershey and Galileo in 16th century were not successful if IMAM Jafar Sadiq had not give concept of ray of Light in 7th century.
No one knows precisely how Hans Lippershey came upon the invention.
Hence, this philosophical attitude should have been ever present in Alexander Fleming when he discovered penicillin; in Priestly when he discovered oxygen; in Roentgen when he discovered X-ray; in Finlay and company when they discovered terramycin; in Lippershey when he discovered telescope; in Bundy when he discovered time recorder or bundy clock; in Mitterhoffer when he discovered typewriter; in Taylor and Young when they discovered radar; in Niepse, Sr.