How Microscopes Were Evented

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Inventor unknown

    First vision aid- a reading stone- it was a glass sphere that magnified words.
  • Jan 1, 1284

    Salvino D'Armate

    Creates first eye glasses
  • Janssens

    Multiple lenses in a tube making first type of telescope/microscope
  • Robert Hooke

    Used a microscope lens to view the pores/cells of a piece of cork
  • Anton Van Leeuenwenhoek

    Built a simple microscope and saw bacteria. Refined the process of polishing lenses
  • Technically innovations

    Improved microscopy and microscopes and microscopes became popular with scientists.
  • Ernst Ruska

    Invented the electron microscope. This is a much more powerful more type of microscope.