Who invented the video telescope?

Answer Contrary to popular belief, Galileo did not invent the first video telescope. It began with a spyglass made by a Dutch lens grinder named Hans Lipperhey. Galileo showed the world his first telescop... Read More »

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Who invented the first telescope?

Although Galileo is sometimes credited with the invention of the telescope, records indicate that Hans Lipperhey, a spectacle-maker, probably invented the device. Two other residents of the Netherl... Read More »

Who invented the x-ray telescope?

The invention of the x-ray telescope is attributed to the physicist Hans Wolter. Wolter discovered the specific mirror configuration that produced the x-ray telescope at the University of Kiel in t... Read More »

Who invented the Hubble telescope?

Astrophysicist Lyman Spitzer Jr. proposed a space telescope in 1946, and he led the committee that lobbied for its construction. The Marshall Space Flight Center designed and constructed the telesc... Read More »

What year was the Hubble Telescope invented?

NASA launched the Hubble Telescope into space on April 24, 1990, after more than two decades of planning. NASA first initiated the project in 1969, and Congress awarded funding to the project in 19... Read More »