Amazing Scanning Electron Microscope Photos... Awesome!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.An ant, Formica fusca, holding a microchipSurface of an Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory silicon microchipEyelash hairs growing from the surface of human skinThe surface of a strawberryBacteria on the surface of a human tongueHuman sperm (spermatozoa)
Nylon hooks and loops of VelcroHousehold dust: includes long hairs of cat fur, twisted synthetic and woolen fibers,
serrated insect scales, a pollen grain, and plant and insect remainsThe weave of nylon stocking fibersThe head of a mosquitoHead louse clinging to a human hairEight eyes (two groups of four) on the head of a tarantulaCut human hairs and shaving foam between two razor bladesCigarette paper the tobacco is rolled inCorroded surface of a rusty nailMushrooms sporesClutch of butterfly eggs on a raspberry plantCalcium phosphate crystalNo wonder modern forensics
solves so many crimes.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Posted by andjoh at 7:08 PM