It’s hard to overstate the impact that the seemingly simple invention of the magnifying glass had on humanity. This magical tool has helped a lot to the advancement of the modern invention history. The first magnifying glass had been adapted for use as glasses , and it’s easy to see why it was so popular.… Continue reading A History of the Magnifying Glass
We use magnifying glass and microscope to enlarge tiny objects for inspecting them clearly. Both of them use optical lenses to do so. But there is a lot of difference between a magnifying glass and a microscope. A magnifying glass is a pretty ancient optical instrument that is still extensively used these days. The microscope… Continue reading Magnifying Glass Vs. Microscope: A Straightforward Comparison
One of the most common tools people use is a magnifying glass. They are used for reading, burning candles, and studying small objects. People have been using these devices for centuries. Today, they can be made by almost anyone with very simple tools and materials. This article will teach you how to make one yourself!… Continue reading 3 DIY Tricks: How To Make Magnifying Glass at Home
A magnifying glass, also known as a hand lens, is an optical instrument that makes small objects appear larger. It uses a special kind of lens that is spherical on both sides. The lens is called a bi-convex lens or simply convex lens. By using refraction, the convex lens makes the image seem closer than… Continue reading What Kind of Lens is Used in a Magnifying Glass?
A magnifying glass isn’t always used just for magnification. One can simply start fire with a magnifying glass because of its unique properties which have long been known. It takes me back to the days of getting in big trouble in childhood for inadvertently igniting important papers. Starting a fire with nothing but a lens… Continue reading How To Start a Fire With a Magnifying Glass?
Magnifying glasses are used to enlarge any object without distortion. But how does it work? Luckily, the working principle of this popular optical instrument is not that complex to understand. The convex lens in the magnifying glass uses the principle of refraction to magnify. The “optical lens” bends the light rays entering its surface at… Continue reading How Does a Magnifying Glass Work?