How Does a Microscope Work?


A microscope works by using lights, mirrors, and glass to magnify. The mirrors and glass bend the light in a certain way that it makes small objects appear larger. You can find more information here:
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How Does a Microscope Work?
A Bright Field microscope is the most basic type of microscope almost everyone has seen or had the opportunity to play with sometime in their lives. It consists of a plate over which is suspended a tube. This tube contains an eyepiece connected to an... More »
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