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Hubble Space Telescope

The History of the Telescope In the early 1600s, two Dutch eyeglass makers, Hans Lippershey and Zacharias Janssen, applied for patents for what may have been the first refracting telescopes. Lippershey’s design used two lenses, while Janssen’s incorporated three. Galileo Galilei, a professor of mathematics at the University of Pisa in Italy, is generally credited…

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