Born: July 28, 1635, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Died: March 3, 1703, London, United Kingdom
Occupation: scholar, physicist, scientist
Contribution: Hooke invented ways of controlling the height and angle of microscopes he also made micro scopes have the ability to let variations of light through to be able to see he also made mangafication of 50x which was amazing in the 1600's. He also discovered a famous observation which was the pores(cells) in cork he had been viewing the cells the whole time.
Juicy facts: he had disputes with sir Isaac newton about whether he or newton discovered gravitation
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Microscope history: Robert Hooke (1635 - 1703). (n.d.). Retrieved January 16, 2017, from http://www.history-of-the-microscope.org/robert-hooke-microscope-history-micrographia.php
Born 1580 - The Hague, Netherlands
Occupation: spectacle maker
Contributions to the microscope he was the inventor of the microscope his microscope what is a hand lens that have a slot to place the sample of what you wanted to look at it at his microscope could only magnify the object three times the original size
Juicy facts: he inspired many other famous scientist like Galileo he also counterfeited coins and got caught from it but didn't die from it
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Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics and You - Timeline - Zacharias Janssen. (n.d.). Retrieved January 16, 2017, from https://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/timeline/people/janssen.html
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Born: October 24, 1632, Delft, Netherlands
Died: August 26, 1723, Delft, Netherlands
Occupation scientist and tradesmen
Contributions: he was the first to actually observe cells closely under a microscope. He basically lead us to where we are today he also gave cells there names.
Juicy facts: he discovered bacteria, spermatozoa, and discovered the size and shape of red blood cells.
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