Huygens on finding magnitude of circle

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HUYGENS, Chr. De circuli magnitudine inventa. 1654.

Title page of the first edition of Christiaan Huygens’ second work, De circuli magnitudine inventa, an innovative work of fundamental importance for the further development of the science of mathematics. Huygens studied at the University of Leiden under Frans van Schooten, and developed solutions for several open problems in mathematics.

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