Hard Science

10 Everyday Objects Under A Microscope

Jolene CreightonJanuary 9th 2015

When viewed from a microscope, the world that we all know and love is and strange and mysterious place. The below images show us what our planet looks like for the organisms that are truly tiny. There are closeup images of the things that we consume, use, and encounter on a day-to-day basis. So take a moment to see your everyday world anew.

1. Coffee Bean

coffee under electron microscope

2. White Sugar

3. Beard Hair (after being cut with a razor)
beard hair

4. Staple Poking Through Paperstaple

5. Ballpoint Pen

6. Wood

7. Table Salt
table salt

8. Razor Blade

9. Penny

10. Spider Head
spider head

All images come courtesy of ZEISS Microscopy on Flickr. Find them here.


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