Microscopes
question:microscopes

A microscope is an optical instrument that can be used for magnification. It's often made up of multiple parts, including: * optics (lens, focus, calibration) * a camera * a lighting system * a moving stage to hold slides Community Microscope Kit We’ve developed a microscope kit you can build yourself - the result of many teams’ work coming together! Read more about the Community Microscope! ## Questions Questions can be either frequently asked questions, or "next step" challenges we're looking to solve. [questions:microscopes] ## Activities Activities show how to use this project, step by step. [activities:microscopes] ## Updates [notes:microscopes] ...


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warren "Also see https://publiclab.org/notes/mathew/10-07-2016/sizing-images-at-portland-science-hackday ! And this, where he tries to size a known diamet..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
warren "Also see https://publiclab.org/notes/mathew/10-07-2016/sizing-images-at-portland-science-hackday ! And this, where he tries to size a known diamet..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
warren "@wmacfarl ! " | Read more » over 5 years ago
guolivar "Smoke particles (and by smoke I mean combustion products) come in sizes all the way down to 1nm (0.001micron) and in shapes that make it very trick..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
warren "Geoff from NASA Goddard found a good resource here: https://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/pubs/pnw_gtr251.pdf Apparently under 1 micron! Very small. " | Read more » over 5 years ago
gretchengehrke "There are a bunch of DIY microscopes listed in this awesome compilation: https://publiclab.org/notes/liz/09-28-2016/diy-microscope-resources, which..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
warren "Also, wasn't sure if you were asking for links to existing projects, or asking about (qualitatively) peoples' experiences using them -- but I had t..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
warren "There are a lot of resources on microscopes on the PL site from over the years: https://publiclab.org/tag/microscope -- but to list some out: htt..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
liz "I had a great experience, notwithstanding real difficulty though, following @mathew's directions in person during the Annual Barnraising 2016 https..." | Read more » over 5 years ago