Tag: microscopic

Feb 13, 2018

Picture of a Single Atom Wins Top Prize in Science Photo Contest

Picture of a Single Atom Wins Top Prize in Science Photo Contest

David Nadlinger’s ‘Single Atom in an Ion Trap’ shows the atom held by the fields emanating from the metal electrodes surrounding it

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Feb 27, 2017

In 1885 Wilson Bentley Took the First Ever Photographs of Snowflakes (23 Photos)

In 1885 Wilson Bentley Took the First Ever Photographs of Snowflakes (23 Photos)

He believed no two snowflakes were the same

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Jun 19, 2016

Amazing Photos of a Luna Moth’s Wing Under a Vintage Microscope

Amazing Photos of a Luna Moth’s Wing Under a Vintage Microscope

As the magnification increases you can really see the incredible texture and complexity of the moth’s wing

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Jan 12, 2016

Award-Winning Video Captures Single Celled Organism Attacking Its Prey

Award-Winning Video Captures Single Celled Organism Attacking Its Prey

Wim van Egmond’s microscopic video of a Trachelius ciliate feeding on a Campanella ciliate was named the winner of the 5th annual Nikon Small World in Motion Competition

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Jun 19, 2015

Playing Vinyl Under an Electron Microscope

Playing Vinyl Under an Electron Microscope

Ben Krasnow of Applied Science makes a stop motion animation of a phonograph needle in an LP groove using an electron microscope.

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Jun 8, 2015

Microbiologist Takes Handprint of Her Son After Playing Outside and Incubates the Results

Microbiologist Takes Handprint of Her Son After Playing Outside and Incubates the Results

Microbiologist and teacher, Tasha Sturm, recently took a handprint of her son after he had been playing outside and incubated and photographed the results.

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Aug 26, 2014

The 27 Tiniest Paintings You Will Ever See

The 27 Tiniest Paintings You Will Ever See

Microartist Hasan Kale creates impossibly small paintings you have to see to believe, using everyday objects as his canvas. The artist has been painting since childhood, starting his career drawing miniatures in Istanbul, Turkey. Kale considers these micro­works a turning point for his career. On his website he explains, “things we usually see can…

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