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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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Like many inventions today there are disputes in origins of the original inventors. The same dispute applies to who invented the microscope. Dating back to the ...

Anton van Leeuwenhoek - History of the compound microscope

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Using handcrafted microscopes, Anton van Leeuwenhoek was the first person to ... Compound microscopes had been invented in the 1590s, nearly forty years ...

Who invented the microscope - History of the microscope

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Read a brief summary of the events that led up to and through the invention of the microscope.

Who Invented the Microscope? - Live Science

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Sep 13, 2013 ... The invention of the microscope opened up a new world of discovery and study of the smallest things. Exactly who invented the microscope is ...

History of the Microscope - Who invented the Microscope?

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Helping to understand the history of the microscope and its invention from its first beginnings to the modern advances in microscopy with todays modern ...

Who invented the microscope? | Reference.com

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Zacharias Janssen is the Dutch spectacle maker who is widely credited as the inventor of the first compound microscope. Although many of the archives ...

Who invented the first microscope? | Reference.com

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The first compound microscope, using two or more lenses to create a magnification of 9X, was developed by the Dutch eyeglass maker Zaccharias Janssen and ...

Antony van Leeuwenhoek

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Brief history with pictures of the microscope he invented.