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History of the Microscope

This page is part of the site. it contains a chronological history of the microscope. It starts with the development of glass lenses and summarizes the work of numerous people who improved the microscope: Anton van Leeuwenhoek, Robert Hooke, and Charles Spencer. It continues with descriptions of the electron microscope.


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