Microscope Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Microscope.

  • 8 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (8)

1,764 words, approx. 6 pages
The Invention of the Microscope Overview Historical records indicate that around the time of Christ the ancient Assyrians first realized that glass spheres could be used as magnifying devices. Claudiu... Read more
979 words, approx. 4 pages
Microscope Microscopes magnify images so that we can see things that otherwise would be invisible with the naked eye. The most common type, light microscope, uses glass lenses to focus light and creat... Read more
826 words, approx. 3 pages
Compound Microscope Microscopes have been in use in various forms for more than 3,000 years. The first types were extremely simple magnifiers made of globes of water-filled glass or chips of transpare... Read more
886 words, approx. 3 pages
Compound Microscope Although it takes the magnifying and resolution power of the electron microscope to visualize strands of DNA, grosser(larger) genetic structures such as chromosomes are, with prope... Read more
824 words, approx. 3 pages
Microscope, Compound Microscopes have been in use in various forms for more than 3,000 years. The first types were extremely simple magnifiers made of globes of water-filled glass or chips of transpar... Read more
825 words, approx. 3 pages
Compound Microscope Microscopes have been in use in various forms for more than 3,000 years. The first types were extremely simple magnifiers made of globes of water-filled glass or chips of transpare... Read more
1,174 words, approx. 4 pages
Microscope A microscope magnifies and resolves the image of an object that otherwise would be invisible to the naked eye. These objects include such items as human skin, the eye of a fly, cells of a l... Read more
23,695 words, approx. 79 pages
The microscope has revolutionized medical science perhaps more than any other single piece of technology. Simply put, modern understanding of health and illness-and of life itself-would be impossible ... Read more
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