Enlarging Nature: Microscopes, Science, and Society

Microscopes from the Goren Collection of Historical Microscopes, dating to 1670 - 1900, are now included in an exhibition entitled: Enlarging Nature: Microscopes, Science, and Society. The exhibition is located at the Humanities and Social Sciences reading room of the Zalman Aranne Central Library, Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Each one of the ten showcases represents a theme in the history of science, covering the sequence between the 17th and the 20th centuries, as reflected by the history of microscopy. The exhibition is on behalf of the Department of Bible, Archaeology and the Ancient Near East and the Track in Archaeomaterials Sciences and Conservation

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Tripod microscope attributed to Mathew Loft, London, ca. 1730.

Microscopical Research: The First Discoveries

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Pioneers of Bacteriology

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Charles Darwin by the Microscope

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The Amateur Microscopist: Sir Edward Elgar

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Microscopy at the Age of Enlightenment

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The Microscope in Victorian England

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The Microscope and Natural History during the 18th century

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The Microscope and Popular Science

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The First Microscopes in Israeli Academy

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The Microscope and Humanities: The Microarchaeology Laboratory

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Other University-Based Historical Microscope Collections

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