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Thomas Digges and the Telescope June 10, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
Thomas Digges and the Telescope

***Dedicated to Larry who sent this one in*** Thomas Digges (1595) is one of those footnotes in history who perhaps deserves a page, a chapter or even a book to himself. An Elizabethan military engineer, Digges also wrote on astronomy and translated Copernicus into English and, fundamentally for the present argument, he pushed the use […]