• Through the looking glass – part 2

    • Through the looking glass - part 2
    • Through the looking glass - part 2
    • Through the looking glass - part 2
    Date:1 April 2012 Tags:

    Echinometra lucunter (sea urchin), oral view (20X)
    Dr Alvaro Migotto
    Centro de Biologia Marinha, Universidade de São Paulo
    São Paulo, Brazil
    Stereomicroscopy

    Image credit: Dr Alvaro Migotto/Nikon Small World

    Miniature worlds exist all around us… but, incapable of being seen by the naked eye, they remain unexplored. Under the microscope, though, these mysterious worlds come to life “” sometimes magically so. For the past 35 years, Nikon”â„¢s Small World competition has helped explore those hidden worlds by celebrating the art and science of photomicrography. Above, you’ll find a selection of the most recent standout entries.