Have you ever seen an atom?

Have you ever seen an atom?

Have you ever seen at atom? Seeing as everything is made of them, you have. But have you ever seen one on its own? Over time, microscopes have become more and more powerful, allowing us to see deeper into the world of the ultra-small. Traditional light microscopes can be used to see things like these

Microscopically reweaving a 1907 painting | CONSERVATION

Microscopically reweaving a 1907 painting | CONSERVATION

This is a self portrait by Paula Modersohn-Becker. It was painted in 1907. It’s in really, really good condition considering it’s age. She’s holding her hand over her belly which is suggesting that she’s pregnant. The same year this was painted in 1907, she gave birth to her daughter and subsequently died of complications from

Visualizing hidden worlds inside your body – Dee Breger

Visualizing hidden worlds inside your body – Dee Breger

Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar I’m going to take you on a journey into some hidden worlds inside your own body using the scanning electron microscope. These microscopes use a beam of electrons to illuminate things that are too small to be seen by the photons of visible light. And to put this in