Microscopes 101 - General Knowledge

Learn about the rich history of microscopes that dates back to ancient China or improve your knowledge of microscopy and imaging terms by taking a look at our two glossaries.

History of Microscopes >

Did you know that the original microscope used water to help magnify?

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Safety & Maintenance >

Look after your microscope and it will last a lifetime!

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Glossary of Microscopy Terms >

From Abbe Lenses to Zeiss......definitions to help you towards a greater understanding of microscopy.

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Glossary of Imaging Terms >

Dynamic range, vignetting and refresh rates all explained in this glossary of digital imaging terms.

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Compound Microscope Parts >

Diagrams that show the important parts of Compound and Stereo Microscopes

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Articles >

A selection of interesting and useful articles on microscopy

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