Talk:Optical microscope/Comments

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While going through this article, I was curious to read the historical developments. The article on wikipedia on Robert Hooke ( mentions , "He is also remembered for his work as "the father of microscopy" — it was Hooke who coined the term "cell" to describe the basic unit of life". I am surprised to see this name completely ommited in this article. This creates confusion. What was Robert Hooke's role in microscopy? -- (talk) 15:20, 6 August 2008 (UTC)