Optics

Phenomena of the visible world.

Seeing and amazement: From the distorting mirror to the "microscopy theatre" optics cause exciting effects and surprising phenomena over and over again. The new exhibtion takes you to a trip through the (in)visible world. Numerous demonstrations and unique exhibits like the microscopes of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek make understandable how our picture of the world is created out of the lightwaves that hit the eye. And how the improvement of instruments like telescopes or microscopes opened whole new worlds to us. (Graphic design: Thöner von Wolffersdorff)