Thursday, January 05, 2006

New Pictures!


A spider lives in the window sill above our shower and I found this little fly, no more than a couple of millimeters long, in its' web. Here's his head and part of his body at 60x



The fly's beautiful wing at 200x.



The fly's compound eye at 200x. It's apparently been damaged.



A non-static dryer sheet at 60x




Let the boogers continue! This one is from Lucy's eye at 60x and 200x. Note that while Lucy's booger is cleaner than mine (thanks to her breathing less Los Angeles outside air than I do), hers is far more slimy-looking. That's SCIENCE!




The sticky part of a band-aid at 200x



Salvia Divinorum (cured and soaked in salvia extract), a legal hallucinogen, at 200x.



Graphite from a mechanical pencil at 200x



A fish flake. They look so smooth and flat with our eyes, but at 200x they're another world!

3 Comments:

Blogger Robert said...

Thanks Daniel for the interesting pics. I too look through microscopes but as an occupation identifying asbestos fibers.

7:53 PM  
Blogger Jay said...

so does magnifying salvia make it more potent? god, i hope not . . . and i thought 10x was strong . . .

10:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

super neat! let's see some more bugs!

1:16 AM  

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