Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Hooke , Robert (1667), Micrographia: or, some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon, Retrieved on 2012-06-05
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    05 JUN 2012

     Lenses Supplement the Infirmities of the Senses

    The next care to be taken, in respect of the Senses, is a supplying of their infirmities with Instruments, and, as it were, the adding of artificial Organs to the natural; this in one of them has been of late years accomplisht with prodigious benefit to all sorts of useful knowledge, by the invention of Optical Glasses. By the means of Telescopes, there is nothing so far distant but may be represented to our view; and by the help of Microscopes, there is nothing so small, as to escape our inq...
    Folksonomies: perception senses
    Folksonomies: perception senses
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    Telescopes and Microscopes allow us to see what our eyes cannot.