In article <39243DEA.3642C82F at biology.ucsc.edu>,
Mike Dalbey <dalbey at biology.ucsc.edu> wrote:
>Leeuwenhoek has never been credited by any competent historian with either
>(1) inventing the compound microscope (his microscopes were idosyncratic in
>that they had a single lens) or (2) inventing th first microscope.
So who _is_ credited with inventing the first microscope?
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