• A microscope is a tool used to make things that are too small to be seen by the human eye look bigger.
  • Microscopy is the study of small objects using microscopes.
  • Light microscopes use lenses, typically made of glass or plastic, to focus light either into the eye, a camera, or some other light detector.
  • The most powerful light microscopes can make images up to 2,000 times larger.
  • Stained glass from the Middle Ages is often hundreds of years old.
  • Many of these relics are in need of cleaning and maintenance.
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