microscope magnification amount for...?

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microscope magnification amount for...?

Post by Zeta » Fri Jun 10, 2005 8:38 pm

Hey, I was curious how much magnification is required with a microscope to be able to view something the size as, say, paramecium?

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Post by MrMistery » Fri Jun 10, 2005 9:48 pm

Paramecium is 0.25 milimeter long so you will be able to see it even with x10. But x30 or higher is recommended
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Post by Zeta » Fri Jun 10, 2005 10:22 pm

Ok, thanks a lot :)

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Post by James » Fri Jun 10, 2005 10:43 pm

Is there/ will there ever be any advance on electron microscopes, in terms of resolution?

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Post by b_d_41501 » Fri Jun 10, 2005 10:48 pm

I would definitely say so. There are tons of research in this type of stuff.
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