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A History of Microscopes and Cells

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  • Hans and Zacharias Jassen

    Hans and Zacharias Jassen
    Dutch spectacle makers Hans Janssen and his son Zacharias Janssen invented a compound.
  • Galileo

    Galileo Galilei developed a compound microscope with a convex and concave lens He was italian.
  • Cornelius Drebbel

    Cornelius Drebbel
    Cornelius Drebbel presents, in London a compound microscope with two convex lenses.
  • Robert Hooke

    Robert Hooke
    Robert Hooke was a british scientist and was the first man to see cells through a microscope. He saw the cells of cork which he remarked looked like honeycomb which is where the name cells derives from.
  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

    Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
    Antonie van Leeuwenhoek was the first man to see LIVE cells of algae spirogyra under a microscope. He named the moving cells animalcules- little animals.
  • Ernst Ruska

    Ernst Ruska
    Ernst Ruska was a German physist who invented the electron transmission microscope.
  • Max Knoll

    Max Knoll
    Max Knoll created the first prototype of the scanning electron microscope.
  • Charles Oatley

    Charles Oatley
    Charles Oatley was the professor of eletrical engineering at cambridge university. He invented the scanning electron microscope.