Christiaan Huygens

By Lailani Watts

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Grinding Telescope Lenses

At the age of 26 Huygens had already developed an improved method of the Grinding Telescope Lenses in 1655.


Huygen's also invented a machine called the Micrometer, which is used to measure extremely small distances.


Christiaan Huygens built the first powerful telescopes which he used to discover a ring and a moon of Saturn.

Theory Of Light

Huygens also investigated and developed the wave theory of light and invented the word ether which means - in which light waves were then assumed to travel.


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