Christmas quiz and lecture

Saturday 4th December 2021

Prior to the Christmas Lecture members were treated to another light-hearted quiz on microscopy. The quiz this year was compiled by Robert Ratford, who also compèred the event via Zoom. There was spirited discussion over some of the answers, but consensus prevailed. You can test your microscopical knowledge for yourself by taking the quiz below. Try answering each question before you click on followed the ‘Show answer’ link below the question.

There’s no Q18 (ask the compère).

Section 1 – WHO?





Section 2 – WHICH?




Section 3 – WHAT?








Section 4 – WHY?




Section 5 – MORE WHATS?







Section 6 – WHEN?





Section 7 – A MISCELLANY




Christmas lecture “Julius Rheinberg – His contribution to microscopy”

Carel Sartory is a fan of Rheinberg illumination and has contributed an article on the website about Making Rheinberg illumination discs.

The lecture and the discussion that followed were recorded, and a video is available in the password-protected area of the website.

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