De circuli magnitudine inventa : Accedunt eiusdem; Problematum quorundam illustrium constructiones / Christiani Hugenii, Const. F.

By: Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Netherlands] : Elsevier, [2014]Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): Circle -- Early works to 1800 | Mathematics -- Early works to 1800 | Circle | MathematicsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Early works.DDC classification: 516/.152 LOC classification: QA484Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695) was born the son of diplomat Constantijn Huygens, and grew up in the company of prominent men, such as Ren�e Descartes. After his studies in mathematics at Leiden University, he developed himself into an important astronomer. His research included the rings of Saturn and the discovery of the moon Titan. Huygens is also known as the inventor of the pendulum clock. The Elzeviers published his first book on hyperbolae, ellipses, and circles in 1651. It was followed by this treatise on the magnitude of circles in 1654.
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"First published by Johannes and Daniel Elzevier in 1654. Republished by Elsevier B.V. in 2014."

Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695) was born the son of diplomat Constantijn Huygens, and grew up in the company of prominent men, such as Ren�e Descartes. After his studies in mathematics at Leiden University, he developed himself into an important astronomer. His research included the rings of Saturn and the discovery of the moon Titan. Huygens is also known as the inventor of the pendulum clock. The Elzeviers published his first book on hyperbolae, ellipses, and circles in 1651. It was followed by this treatise on the magnitude of circles in 1654.

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