Amazing Scanning Electron Microscope Photos… Awesome!

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 microchip

 

Surface of an Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory silicon microchip

 

Eyelash hairs growing from the surface of human skin

 

The surface of a strawberry

 

Bacteria on the surface of a human tongue

 

Human sperm (spermatozoa)

Nylon hooks and loops of Velcro

 

Household dust: includes long hairs of cat fur, twisted synthetic and woolen fibers,
serrated insect scales, a pollen grain, and plant and insect remains

 

The weave of nylon stocking fibers

 

The head of a mosquito

 

Head louse clinging to a human hair

 

Eight eyes (two groups of four) on the head of a tarantula

Cut human hairs and shaving foam between two razor blades

 

Cigarette paper the tobacco is rolled in

 

Corroded surface of a rusty nail

 

Mushrooms spores

 

Clutch of butterfly eggs on a raspberry plant

 

Calcium phosphate crystal

No wonder modern forensics
solves so many crimes.

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2 Responses to Amazing Scanning Electron Microscope Photos… Awesome!

  1. Sherryl Gomm says:

    Wow! That puts a new spin on cleanliness!

  2. mejinno says:

    hard to imagine all that ‘crud’. I feel dirty after viewing myself through a microscope. Good thing most of that stuff toughens us & gets along.

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