Origin of Famous Inventions and Inventors: Telescope

About the origin of the invention of the telescope, history of how inventor Hans Lippershey created it.

THE INVENTION: Telescope (1608)

THE INVENTOR: Hans Lippershey, Neth.

One day in 1608 a Dutch spectacle maker named Lippershey held a lens in each hand and peered through both at once, accidentally discovering that 2 lenses placed in line would magnify an image. He mounted a lens at each end of a tube and invented the telescope.

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