Familiar Objects Magnified (16 pics)

Posted in       9 Feb 2012       28650       12 GALLERY VIEW

Scientists took pictures of some ordinary objects as they appear under powerful microscope. The result is so impressive that it may easily be hung at an art gallery.

 

Fragments of tobacco mosaic virus (34000x). Electron transmission.

LCD-monitor resistors (100x). Polarized light.

The cover of a magazine printed on a coated paper (20x). Fluorescence.

Carpet fibers (20x). Polarized light, fluorescence.

Caffeine crystals (20x). Polarized light.

Cut off slice of a coin (63x). Polarized light.

Milk (2800x). Light microscope.

CD surface (416x). Light microscope.

Fruit-fly spermatozoa (400x). Dark field microscope.

Crystals in the contact lens fluid (400x). Differential interference microscopy.

Condom (100x). Light microscope.

A cell from the leather jacket (1000x). Confocal and epifluorescence microscopy, deconvolution.

Saccharin crystals (25x). Polarized light.

Plastic bag (40x). Polarized light.

B1 vitamin crystals (28x). Polarized light.

Plant fibers in a paper (100x). Confocal microscopy.


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Anti-Tarzan 9 year s ago
I hate Tarzan.
       
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nazrat 9 year s ago
i hate tarzan and orendadude too
       
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... 9 year s ago
I H8 Tarzan too.
       
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orendadude 9 year s ago
cool
       
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gigantes 9 year s ago
i notice that saccharin crystals are a hip, swingin' bunch.
       
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ptpie 9 year s ago
me too
       
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sharo 9 year s ago
who cares, where are the snowflakes !
       
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jexsen 9 year s ago
who is tarzan ?
       
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JORGE SUAREZ 9 year s ago
I HATE NOBODY, AND THESE IMAGES LOOKS GREAT, LIKE ARTWORKS
       
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That Guy 9 year s ago
I thought it was Zantar we hated.
       
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Mr. Ree 9 year s ago
...and I am loved by all!
       
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Kingro31 9 year s ago
Looks like a cracked condom!
       
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