more fun this time with huber

Discussion in 'Beekeeping 101' started by riverrat, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. riverrat

    riverrat New Member

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    Anyone who is familiar with Francois Huber know he went blind when he was 5 or 6 years old. Yet he was able to become one of the most famous honey bee researchers that ever studied bees. Can anyone tell us how he was able to observe honey bees and author books on the subject while beeing blind. I would say no googling but If you learn something from it its worth it. So hop to it and educate us.
     
  2. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    His faithful companion did the observations.
     

  3. riverrat

    riverrat New Member

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    that brings up the next question. He had his wife and a faithful assistant throughout life who observed and told him what the bees where doing. At this point he had an advantage over people with site. He had no other visual distractions so he was able to see things in his mind that we would possibly miss with our eyes. Can anyone tell us what his assistants name was?
     
  4. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    F. Burnens, as I posted the other day.