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4 responses to “The 1661 Technique of “Glass Drops”, a Possible Link to Bead Lens Microscopes

  1. Hi there April 5, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    It’s fantastic that you posted this!

  2. kvond April 6, 2009 at 1:08 am

    It was my hope that at least one person would find it of interest or value.

  3. lettrist April 6, 2009 at 11:18 pm

    I noticed that the “Possibly related posts (automatically generated)” WordPress feature suggested that this one was related to a post called “Procrastination” written by somebody else.

    At any rate, I live near a glass museum, in fact, and I found this dusty old tome very interesting stuff. Thanks for posting.

  4. Prof. Brian J Ford January 13, 2015 at 7:23 am

    This section of Hooke’s text was first revealed in my book SINGLE LENS; STORY OF THE SIMPLE MICROSCOPE (1985). Itb is surprising that it had been overlooked for three centuries, for it explains where Leeuwenhoek obtained his design.

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