Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Fun Fact: Happy Birthday Carl Zeiss!

Born 196 years ago yesterday was Carl Zeiss, a German manufacturer of fine optical instruments that are stilled used today. He began manufacturing optical instruments after being trained in medicine and the demand for such precise optical equipment only increased in time. He founded his optical factory in Jena Germany in 1846 and his reputation for making high quality optics became known. He died 72 years later in 1888. Find out more about Carl Zeiss here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Zeiss

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