Monday blast from the past #15: Happy Birthday Francesco Maria

The Jesuit mathematician, astronomer and physicist Francesco Maria Grimaldi was born 2nd April 1618. To celebrate his 394th birthday I thought I would draw attention to a post I wrote on the history of the discovery of diffraction. “Refraction, refrangibility, diffraction or inflexion“.

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  1. Pingback: Who put the names on the moon? | The Renaissance Mathematicus

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