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Leonard Digges – Inventor of the Telescope?

by Dave Letcher Sometime around 1515 – 1520 Leonard Digges was born in Barham, a parish in Kent, UK. He died about 1559. Digges was well-known as a mathematician and surveyor; in fact he is credited with the invention of … Continue reading

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