Amazing Scanning Electron Microscope Pictures (24 pics)



All these pictures are from the book “Microcosmos”, created by Brandon Brill from London. This book includes many scanning electron microscope (SEM) images of insects, human body parts and household items. These are the most amazing images of what is too small to see with the naked eye.


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A wood or heathland ant, Formica fusca, holding a microchip

The surface of an Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory silicon microchip

Eyelash hairs growing from the surface of human skin

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Bacteria on the surface of a human tongue

Human sperm (spermatozoa), the male sex cells

The nylon hooks and loops of velcro

Household dust which includes long hairs such as cat fur, twisted synthetic and woolen fibers, serrated insect scales, a pollen grain, plant and insect remains

The weave of a nylon stocking

The end of the tongue (proboscis) of a hummingbird hawkmoth

The head of a mosquito

A human head louse clinging to a hair

The eight eyes (two groups of four) on the head of a Mexican red-kneed tarantula

Cut hairs and shaving foam between two razor blades

Cigarette paper

The corroded surface of a rusty metal nail

The head of a Romanesco cauliflower

The fungus Aspergillus fumigatus

Mushrooms spores

A clutch of unidentified butterfly eggs on a raspberry plant

Fimbriae of a Fallopian tube

A daisy bud

Calcium phosphate crystal

The shell of a foraminiferan


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  1. Peanut
    Amazing photos! Thanks for sharing!
  2. di
    pure evil
  3. Archlord
    awesome !!but i'll hesitate next time i eat a strawberry
  4. Jayzen Freeze
    In the world of the future people don't build computers ANTS do.
  5. You used stop-words.
    more updates like this boys
  6. Smartguy
    Wonderful, amazing!
    OUTSTANDING - more please
  8. 4down2
    Head lice thats nasty !
  9. Northern_Mockingbird
    Strong little fella :)

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