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Lenses and Waves: Christiaan Huygens and the Mathematical Science of Optics in the Seventeenth Century (Repost)

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Lenses and Waves: Christiaan Huygens and the Mathematical Science of Optics in the Seventeenth Century (Repost)

Lenses and Waves: Christiaan Huygens and the Mathematical Science of Optics in the Seventeenth Century By Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis
English | PDF | 2005 | 294 Pages | ISBN : 1402026978 | 3.5 MB

In 1690, Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695) published Traité de la Lumière, containing his renowned wave theory of light. It is considered a landmark in seventeenth-century science, for the way Huygens mathematized the corpuscular nature of light and his probabilistic conception of natural knowledge.