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" About ten months ago a report reached my ears that a Dutchman had constructed a telescope by the aid of which, visible objects, although at a great distance from the eye of the observer, were seen distinctly as if near; and some proofs of its most wonderful... "
The Sidereal messenger of Galileo Galilei, and a part of the preface to ... - Page 10
by Galileo Galilei, Johann Kepler - 1880
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Popular Science Monthly and World's Advance, Volume 66

Technology - 1904
...invention of the telescope: A report reached my ears that a Dutchman had constructed a telescope, by the aid of which visible objects, although at a great distance from the observer, were seen distinctly as if near. ... A few days after, I received confirmation of the report...
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Popular Science Monthly and World's Advance, Volume 66

Technology - 1904
...Invention of the telescope : A report reached my ears that a Dutchman had constructed a telescope, by the aid of which visible objects, although at a great distance from the observer, were seen distinctly as if near. ... A few days after, I received confirmation of the report...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 265

1910
...About ten months ago ˇi report reached my ears that a Dutchman had constructed a telescope, by the aid of which visible objects, although at a great...but others contradicted. A few days after I received confirmatió'ń of the report in .it letter written from Paris by a noble Frenchman, Jacques Badovere,...
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Popular Science Monthly and World's Advance, Volume 66

Technology - 1904
...invention of the telescope: A report reached my ears that a Dutchman had constructed a telescope, by the aid of which visible objects, although at a great distance from the observer, were seen distinctly as if near. ... A few days after, I received confirmation of the report...
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Perspectives on Western Art, Volume 2: Source Documents and Readings from ...

Linnea H. Wren - Art - 1993 - 468 pages
...Sun About ten months ago a report reached my ears that a Dutchman had constructed a telescope, by the aid of which visible objects, although at a great...I received confirmation of the report in a letter . . . which finally determined me to give myself up first to inquire into the principle of the telescope,...
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The English Renaissance: An Anthology of Sources and Documents

Kate Aughterson - History - 2002 - 608 pages
...telescope hy the aid of which, visihle ohjects, although at a great distance from the eye of the ohserver, were seen distinctly as if near: and some proofs of...performances were reported, which some gave credence to. hut others contradicted. A few days after, I received confirmation of the report in a letter wriuen...
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The Book of the Cosmos: Imagining the Universe from Heraclitus to Hawking

Dennis Richard Danielson - Science - 2001 - 556 pages
...ten months ago a rumor reached my ears that a certain Dutchman had constructed a telescope, by means of which visible objects, although at a great distance...the eye of the observer, were seen distinctly as if nearby. Testimonies concerning its amazing powers were reported, but some believed these and others...
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The History of the Telescope

Henry C. King - Science - 2011 - 456 pages
...was staying in Venice when he heard the rumour that ' a Dutchman had constructed a telescope, by the aid of which visible objects, although at a great...the eye of the observer, were seen distinctly as if near.'1 Some denied and others confirmed this rumour but, a few days later, Galileo . , , received...
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The Italian 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Cultural, Scientific, and ...

Stephen J. Spignesi - Reference - 2003 - 384 pages
...1609, Galileo heard about the invention in Holland (by Hans Lippershey) of a rudimentary device "by the aid of which visible objects, although at a great distance from the eye to the observer, were seen distinctly as if near." From this description, Galileo was able to construct...
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The Living Age, Volume 265

1910
...that a Dutchman had constructed a telescope, by the aid of which visible objects, although at a 1^reat distance from the eye of the observer, were seen distinctly...a letter written from- Paris by a noble Frenchman, Jacques Badovere, which finally determined me to give myself up first to enquire into the principle...
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