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Early microscopes were made in Middelburg, The Netherlands in 1590 by Zacharias and Hans Jansen and Hans Lippershey.

Microscope - Wikipedia

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A microscope is an instrument used to see objects that are too small for the naked eye. ... The most common (and the first to be invented) is the optical microscope, which uses light to image the sa...

A complete microscope history - Who invented the microscope?

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The same dispute applies to who invented the microscope. Dating back to the first century when glass was first invented, the Roman's were investigating the use ...

History of Microscopes - Microscope.com

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1938: Just six years after the invention of the phase contrast microscope comes the electron microscope, developed by Ernst Ruska, who realized that using ...

Who invented the microscope - History of the microscope

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During the 1<sup>st</sup> century AD (year 100), glass had been invented and the Romans were looking through the glass and testing it. They experimented with different ...

Who Invented the Microscope? - Live Science

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Sep 13, 2013 ... For millennia, the smallest thing humans could see was about as wide as a human hair. When the microscope was invented around 1590, ...

Microscope History: find out about the history of microscope

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A timeline of microscope history including the first microscopes, Zaccharias Janssen ... During the 1st century AD (year 100), glass had been invented and the ...

What year was the microscope invented? | Reference.com

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Although there is no single inventor of the microscope, in 1595, Zacharias Janssen and his father, Hans, invented the first compound microscope. Both glasses ...

Antony van Leeuwenhoek

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It was he who discovered bacteria, free-living and parasitic microscopic protists ... been invented around 1595, nearly forty years before Leeuwenhoek was born.

Microscope History - Inventors - About.com

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Equally remarkable was the invention of the light microscope: an instrument that ... These excited general wonder when used to view fleas or tiny creeping things  ...