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Biological Microscopes And The Processes Of Life


When you want to study living organisms and their life processes, one of the best equipment to perform the job are the biological microscopes. Under their lenses, you can see through to the cells and their components, often in full color. These microscopes can range from the very simple setups used in schools and homes […]



Taking digital photos through a microscope is the best way to preserve the images that you observed through microscope lens. The digital photos can be used for documentation, publication or just for fun of sharing the fantastic view you have. It can be challenging because of the low light conditions. However, taking pictures through microscope […]

Photographing The Universe Through A Telescope


Most people love to gaze up at the night sky and enjoy the beautiful light show that nature provides, the stars, galaxies and constellations seem so close. It is fun to imagine what earth was like millions of years ago when light from distant stars left on its journey through the universe, never stopping or […]

False Magnification Or False Advertising?


An increasing number of microscope websites advertise microscopes with 2,000x magnification, which is strange since 2,000x is double the magnification for which standard light microscopes are designed. Regretfully, since most consumers are not that familiar with microscopes, there is a natural assumption that 2,000x must be bigger and better than 1,000x magnification. This, however, is […]

What To Consider When Buying A Spotting Scope?

Spotting Scope

Spotting Scope Terminology: Straight Straight Eyepiece Design The straight eyepiece position works well when viewing downward from an elevated platform, such as a deck, patio, hillside, anytime you’re above the subject be viewed. Many novice users also favor the more natural line of sight afforded by the straight eyepiece – especially when trying to follow […]

What Are Telescopes?


Telescopes act as windows to the universe. It is with the help of telescopes that we can study the solar system and view the conjunctions of stars. Not just that, the various planets, galaxies, satellites and asteroids that we get to see only in the books and magazines are made more familiar to us via […]