Different Types of Microscopy

Microscopy is a technique for studying the structure of objects too small to be seen with the naked eye. The microscope was invented in 1590 by an eyeglass maker who realized that if he inverted a small convex lens, he could see much more detail. The microscope has been an invaluable tool for scientists ever […]

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Scientists at the National Ignition Facility

With A Powerful Laser Blast, Scientists Near A Nuclear Fusion Milestone

With a powerful laser zap, scientists have blasted toward a milestone for nuclear fusion. A fusion experiment at the world’s biggest laser facility released 1.3 million joules of energy, coming close to a break-even point known as ignition, where fusion begins to release more energy than required to detonate it. Reaching ignition would strengthen hopes […]

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Microscope close up

Microscope Facts For Beginners

Microscopes have come a long way in the last hundred years. With advances in technology, we are able to see far into microorganisms and work to understand how they function. I will cover some Microscope facts that we should be aware of. Microscopes use two objective lenses. The first focuses the light to focus on […]

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Metallurgical Microscopes

When you go inside a science laboratory, one of the most common lab instruments that you can easily find is microscopes. When you first heard the word, you might have asked yourself, what is a microscope? A microscope is an instrument that can be used to observe small objects, even cells. The image of an […]

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Stereo Microscopes

Dissecting the World Around You Stereo microscopes, which are still referred to as dissecting microscopes sometimes, are known to give an erect and three-dimensional perspective to the specimen. This microscope has low magnification power and has two eyepieces with two objectives. These create the effect of perception with depth.  The main and primary purpose of […]

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