Exhibit 2008--More than Meets the Eye

Created by students in the course “Nature on Display” in the Department of the History of Science (Professor Janet Browne), this exhibit is oriented around a single type of instrument, the microscope. The ones we have chosen were used by a diverse set of people for differing purposes. From homemade microscopes and small, portable lenses used by amateurs to examine specimens in the field to fancier models used by famous Harvard professors and great American novelists, these instruments reveal more than meets the eye.

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to watch a brief movie illustrating the process involved in creating More Than Meets the Eye.

Spring 2008
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