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Reid, Walton A, ; Wolf, Klaus W
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The place where you see what you cannot see
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UWI's Eye on Science
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2006
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Abstract
The 'NAKED' human eye is unable to distinguish between objects that are nearer than one tenth of a millimetre to each other. The smallest single speck that the human eye can see is therefore about one tenth of a millimetre. Microscopes are instruments with greater resolving power than the human eye, in that they can be used to view objects and allow the user ti see much more detail than is possible with the naked eye....
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