Excerpt from The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol 123 Devoted to Science and the Mechanic Arts Nos 733 738 January to June, 1887These various shortcomings have been materially diminished by the introduction of the dioptric or refracting apparatus in the place of the catoptric or re ecting apparatus The dioptric apparatus was invented by the Frenchman, Augustin Fresnel, about the year 1820, and its theory is founded on the well known laws of refraction.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Free Read The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 123: Devoted to Science and the Mechanic Arts; Nos. 733-738; January to June, 1887 (Classic Reprint) Author Franklin Institute (Philadelphia PA-USA) For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk
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- The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 123: Devoted to Science and the Mechanic Arts; Nos. 733-738; January to June, 1887 (Classic Reprint)
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