New Google Doodle Celebrates Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Inventor of Microbiology — TIME

Monday marks the 384th birthday of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, credited with being the first microbiologist. While he might not be a household name today, the Dutch textile salesman ground and polished his own lenses, and was the first human to discover the existence of bacteria, single celled creatures, and spermatozoa. Working from his dwellings above…

via New Google Doodle Celebrates Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Inventor of Microbiology — TIME

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