Head of fly, 17th-century microscopy

Head of fly, 17th-century microscopy

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Credit: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Head of a fly. 17th-century artwork showing the head of a drone fly, observed with an early microscope. Published in 'Micrographia' (1665) by the English scientist Robert Hooke (1635-1703).

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