A view of a microscopic world

 

sunflower, morning glory, hollyhock, lily, primrose and caster bean. The largest one at center is nearly 100 microns wide. (Dartmouth Electron Microscope Facility/Dartmouth College

Pollen from a variety of common plants: sunflower, morning glory, hollyhock, lily, primrose and caster bean. The largest one at center is nearly 100 microns wide. (Dartmouth Electron Microscope Facility/Dartmouth College)

 

 

The Big Picture has put together another amazing collection of photographs – this time from various electronic microscope photographs of various alien looking things but when you read their descriptions you’ll be amazed to see that they’re just your everyday objects or organisms. Take a look for yourself.

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