History 04 Lesson 100000000

Compound Microscope-

The compound microscope has at least two lenses one is where your eye goes to look through it called the eyepiece. One is at the end closest to the thing that you are studying. The earliest microscopes were known as flea glasses because they were used to study small insects.  Zacharias Janssen invented the compound microscope.

William Gilbert-

William Gilbert was born on May 24, 1544. In the United Kingdom. He died on Nov 30, 1603 he lived to be 63 years old. He is known for his studies of magnetism. He discovered that our planet has two magnetic poles on either side of the earth.

The Newspaper-

The newspaper is a European invention. The oldest newspapers were handwritten sheets of paper that got taken around towns or even cites. Johann Carolus invented the first newspaper.

The Telescope-

Telescopes are optical instruments that use lenses, curved mirrors, or a combination of both to observe distant objects, or various devices used to observe distant objects by their emission, absorption, or reflection of electromagnetic radiation. The Hubble space telescope can see up to a distance of several BILLIONS of light-years. It was invented by Hans Lipperhey.

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