Leeuwenhoek, Antony (1632-1723)


Antony van Leeuwenhoek was a pioneer in the development and use of microscopes. In the tiny things his microscope revealed, Leeuwenhoek saw the work of God, whose power was so great that even the tiniest things were endowed with complexity and beauty.

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