Cell and Microscope Assignment

  • First Microscope

    First Microscope
    Lens makers Zaccharias and Hans Janssen invent the microscope.
  • Robert Hooke

    Robert Hooke
    Robert Hook discovers cells while looking at a piece of cork through a microscope.
  • Antony van Leeuwenhoek

    Antony van Leeuwenhoek
    Van Leeuwenhoek improves the microscope and observes living cells for the first time.
  • Matthias Jakob Schleiden

    Matthias Jakob Schleiden
    Schleiden states that all plants are made of cells.
  • Theodor Schwan

    Theodor Schwan
    After many attempts and investigations, Schwan states that animals are made of cells.
  • Rudolf Virchow

    Rudolf Virchow
    Rudolph Virchow states that cells come from pre-existing cells.
  • Cell Theory

    Cell Theory
    Credit is given to Theodor Schwan, Matthias Jakob Schleiden, and Rudolf Virchow for developing the cell theory.
  • Electron Microscope

    Electron Microscope
    German phsysicist Ernst Ruska and electrical engineer Max Knoll construct the Prototype Electron Microscope.
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscope

    Scanning Tunneling Microscope
    It is for imaging surfaces at the atomic level. It was developed in 1981 by Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer.
  • Digital Microscope

    Digital Microscope
    The digital microscope is made by a lens company in Tokyo, Japan. It uses optics and a charge-coupled device camera to output a digital image to a monitor.