Recent Examples of compound microscope from the Web
Around 1590, the father-son team Hans and Zacharias Janssen invented a compound microscope, with lenses at two ends of a tube, producing a nine-power enlargement.
The person with the dubious honor of being the first to study sperm in detail was Anton van Leeuwenhoek, a Dutchman who developed the early compound microscope.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'compound microscope.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of compound microscope
Learn More about compound microscope
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about compound microscope
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up compound microscope? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).