Wouldn’t it be fun to have an Electron Microscope?
from Long Short Report
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Additional recommended scary season viewing:
Getting into the spirit by bluebird of bitterness
You could get a really close look at a snowflake!
Witness a diatom, a type of photosynthetic algae
which builds an intricate glass shell,
smaller than the width of a human hair.
from Kate Barber on Pinterest
Get up close to a coccolithophore – a unicellular, eukaryotic phytoplankton.
from San Francisco State University Electron Microscopy Facility
You could look at pollen and marvel at why it’s so irritating.
Relax! It’s only a Butterfly tongue!
On the other hand…
This is the face of a fruit fly
from North Dakota State University
Compare and contrast with a mosquito’s head:
But, for more scary realism, let’s add a touch of color with… a spider’s head:
from TwistedSifter – Incredible Examples of Electron Microscope Photography
Meet the Hydrothermal Worm
size of a bacteria, seen most often in hydrothermal vents
from BoringDuckling – Something you would not want to see under the microscope
Probably a good thing we don’t have microscopic vision.
Yes, that’s the hookah-smoking caterpillar Alice encountered.