Book ID: CBB000773708

Descartes and the Hyperbolic Quest: Lens Making Machines and Their Significance in the Seventeenth Century (2005)

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Burnett, D. Graham (Author)


American Philosophical Society


Publication Date: 2005
Physical Details: viii + 152 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description On Descartes collaboration with an instrument maker to help him develop a hyperbolic lens that he believed would revolutionize the telescope.


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Authors & Contributors
Malet, Antoni
Zik, Yaakov
Nordenmark, Nils Viktor Emanuel
Willach, Rolf
Sorrenson, Richard J.
Shapiro, Alan E.
Journals
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
Early Science and Medicine: A Journal for the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-modern Period
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Synthese
History of Science
Publishers
Antique Telescope Society
Pavia University Press
Springer
Presses Universitaires du Septentrion
Hackett Publishing Company
American Philosophical Society
Concepts
Optics
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Telescopes
Physics
Astronomy
Color
People
Descartes, René
Kepler, Johannes
Galilei, Galileo
Nordenmark, Nils Viktor Emanuel
Montanari, Geminiano
Molyneux, William
Time Periods
17th century
18th century
19th century
Places
Dublin (Ireland)
England
Italy
Great Britain
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