History and Philosophy of Physics


Buenaventura Suarez the First American Astronomer in South America

Authors: Ramon Isasi

In this short essay, we consider some details of the life of Father Buenaventura Suarez, his astronomical research and activities as a craftsman in the complete manufacture of his scientific instruments by using only the means that nature offered in those places where the Jesuit Missions were located. Also, we include a brief biography, a short description of his scientific productions and communications. Some comments regarding his book Lunario de un Siglo of 217 pages published the fourth Ed. in 1752 is given

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