James Gregory did not invent the reflecting telescope.

An inventor or the inventor that is the question? In the history of scientific instruments who should be given the credit for the invention of a specific artefact, the originator of the concept or the constructor of the first working model? Some thoughts on this question with regards to the reflecting telescope here...

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Aging freak who fell in love with the history of science and now resides mostly in the 16th century.
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