Sunday, December 12, 2010

Subhanallah!! What a creatures!

These pictures are taken  from the book ‘ Microcosmos‘, created by Brandon Brill . 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.
1 – A wood or heathland Ant, Formica fusca, holding a microchip
02 – The surface of an Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory silicon microchip
03 – Eyelash hairs growing from the surface of human skin
04 – The surface of a strawberry
05 – Bacteria on the surface of a human tongue
06 – Human sperm (spermatozoa), the male sex cells
07 – The nylon hooks and loops of velcro
08 – Household dust which includes long hairs such as cat fur, twisted synthetic and woolen fibers, serrated insect scales, a pollen grain, plant and insect remains
09 -The weave of a nylon stocking
10 – The end of the tongue (proboscis) of a hummingbird hawkmoth
11 – The head of a mosquito

12 – A human head louse clinging to a hair
13 – The eight eyes (two groups of four) on the head of a Mexican red-kneed tarantula
14 – Cut hairs and shaving foam between two razor blades
15 – Cigarette paper
16 – The corroded surface of a rusty metal nail
17 – The head of a Romanesco cauliflower
18 – The fungus Aspergillus fumigatus
19 – Mushrooms spores
20 – A clutch of unidentified butterfly eggs on a raspberry plant

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