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True or false?All kinds of microscopes use visible light to illuminate objects.

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tamanimat | Student, Grade 11 | Salutatorian

Posted February 4, 2013 at 10:02 AM via web

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True or false?

All kinds of microscopes use visible light to illuminate objects.

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misodko | Student , Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted February 4, 2013 at 11:25 PM (Answer #1)

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They don't only use visible light. I mean why else would there be a light under the specimen?

 

There you go. Natural light goes on top, and the bottom is lighted up by a small light built into the microscope.

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rohanwords | Student , College Freshman | eNoter

Posted February 5, 2013 at 12:19 PM (Answer #2)

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-False , Electron miscroscope uses electron-wave not electrmagnetic wave (visible light) for observing the specimen.

-microscope is not used to illuminate objects ;)

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