Edinburgh Science Festival - Microscopes: Nature Revealed
From the simple pocket microscopes of the 18th century to the precision instruments of today, the microscope has been fundamental in improving our understanding and revealing the wonders of the natural world. Using examples from the National Museum of Scotland's significant collection, see how optical improvements sparked a change in the public perception of the microscope from being a simple optical toy to a reliable instrument of science.
National Museum of Scotland Unknown Edinburgh EH1 1JF
Mon 27 May 2019 and Tue 28 May 2019