Jansen was credited with the first compound microscope.
Galileo Galilei creates a compound microscope.
Giovanni Faber names Galileo’s invention a “microscope”
Robert Hooke was the first to discover and name the cell. He said that it strongly resembled small rooms that monks inhabited called cellulas and that is how cells got their name.
Joseph Jackson finds a way to improve the image of the microscope by suing different lenses.
Schleiden and Schwann proposed cell theory which states that all organisms are composed of similar units of organization, called cells.
1857: KOLLIKER described mitochondria.
1879: FLEMMING described chromosome behavior during mitosis.
1898: GOLGI described the golgi apparatus.
Abbe equation is created. It is a math formula used to get the maximum resolution of a microscope
technique invented by using contrast illumination to see the image of samples on a microscope without having to use staining techniques.
Siemens produced the first commercial transmission electron microscope.
Ernest Ruska invented a microscope to see electrons in the surface of a specimen