Huygens is best remembered as a brilliant Dutch astrophysicist whose theories of light & optics led to major advances in telescope design. He was born into a wealthy, influential Dutch family. His father, Constantijn Huygens, was a diplomat and advisor to the House of Orange; and also a poet and musician. His friends included Galileo Galilei, Marin Mersenne and René Descartes.
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