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.
1608: The first telescope was demonstrated by Dutch lensmaker Hans Lippershey
1608: Dutch lens-maker Hans Lippershey
applied for a patent on a telescope, generally taken to give him credit for the invention.
In 1608, two Flemish spectacle-makers, Hans Lippershey
and Jacob Metius independently of each other applied for patents for the first refracting telescope.
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.
Los fabricantes de lentes Hans Lippershey
, Zacharias Janssen y Jacob Metius de Alkmaar se disputan el credito de la invencion.
En efecto, el telescopio tiene su origen en los paises bajos, y el fundamento para atribuirlo a Hans Lippershey
, fabricante de gafas holandes, es la existencia de una solicitud de patente de octubre de 1608.
However, a gifted German-born spectacle maker, Hans Lippershey
, based in the Netherlands, in a letter dated 25 September 1608, first presented the telescope as we know it today.
10) Famous examples include the light bulb (Edison and Swann), the telephone (Bell and Gray), the integrated circuit (Kilby and Noyce), calculus (Newton and Leibniz), the periodic table (Mendeleyev and Meyer), the telegraph (Morse, Henry, and Cooke and Wheatstone), the telescope (Hans Lippershey
, Drebbel, Fontana, Jansen, Metius, and Galileo--each claiming they invented it in 1608 or 1609), (11) and certain facets of the theory of relativity (Einstein and Poincare).
, a Dutchman, invented the telescope in 1608.