Thursday, 18 November 2010

See to belive

Zacharias Jansen (c. 1580 - c. 1638) was a Dutch spectacle-maker from Middelburg credited with inventing, or contributing advances towards the invention of the first telescope. Jansen is sometimes credited for inventing the first truly compound microscope. However, the origin of the microscope, just like the origin of the telescope, is a matter of debate.

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