Telescopes and Microscopes
Lecture no. 11 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 35 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
You might assume that all inventions arise from science, but this is not always so. As the history of telescopes and microscopes demonstrates, the invention of new technology facilitates scientific advances. In this case, optical technology drove the Scientific Revolution, allowing Galileo and others to establish the scientific method of observation.