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The microscope was invented in the Netherlands. There are three Dutch men who have contributed to the invention of the microscope.

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A microscope is an instrument that magnifies objects, enabling visibility of 1,000 times or more than what can be seen by the naked human eye. Microscopes of various types assist researchers with medical diagnostics, and...

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Zacharias Janssen is the Dutch spectacle maker who is widely credited as the inventor of the first compound microscope. Although many of the archives surrounding Janssen's invention have been lost, historians believe tha...

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The first known telescope dates back to October 1608 in the Netherlands when a patent discussion was taking place. Hans Lipperhey was the first person to file for a patent, but Jacob Metius applied shortly afterward. No ...

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The first telescope was invented in 1608 in the Netherlands. Dutch eyeglass maker Hans Lippershey applied for a patent on a telescope several weeks before Jacob Metius, also a maker of optical instruments. Because he app...

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Although there is no single inventor of the microscope, in 1595, Zacharias Janssen and his father, Hans, invented the first compound microscope. Both glasses makers, their invention proved that a series of lenses inside ...

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Two spectacle makers, Zacharias Jansen and his father, Hans Jansen, made the first microscope toward the end of the 16th century. This first microscope consisted of lenses put into a hollow tube, creating much larger ima...

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