Real Scary Stuff

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 Рa unicellular, eukaryotic phytoplankton.
from San Francisco State University Electron Microscopy Facility

You could look at pollen and marvel at why it’s so irritating.

from Wikipedia

Relax! It’s only a Butterfly tongue!

from Wikipedia

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:

from WellcomeCollection

But, for more scary realism, let’s add a touch of color with‚Ķ 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.



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