Posts of the Category: Microscopy Basics
I have just unpacked my new microscope. Now what?
Here is a list of specimens that can be observed quickly and easily with your new microscope.
Should I make my own microscope slides?
Making your own permanent and temporary slides for microscopic observations is an important component of amateur microscopy, but not ever amateur microscopists actively engages in slide making. It depends much on how you interpret the hobby of amateur microscopy.
What are the different kinds of microscope slides?
There are permanent slides, temporary slides (including wet mounts), dry mounts, and heat-fixed slides. Sometimes there is an overlap in these categories.
What is the best microscope?
The “best” microscope is the one that gives you the most enjoyment and the one that you use most frequently.
What are different compound microscope types?
The classification of light microscopes into different types does not depend primarily on the quality of the image. The quality of the microscopic image depends on the optics used.