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Despite being merely microns thick, these impurity crystals jut like skyscrapers from the surface of NF 616 cast stainless steel, a specialized engineering material. All engineering materials contain small amounts of impurities, which play an important role in the mechanical properties of the material. This image was captured with a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM). Courtesy [...]
This CSI is a scanning electron micrograph of the snout of a butterfly. Conveniently coiled when not in use, the long proboscises of butterflies are used to drink and obtain nectar and other nutrients from flowers. This pretty picture was obtained with the aid of a scanning electron microscope, a microscope that scans a specimen [...]
Fair arthropod, we hardly knew thee! Ladies and gents, meet the stinkbug, here for all to admire in a rare close- up. We Why Filers did not take this shot. We wouldn’t dare. After all, the vermin has earned its name: When handled or disturbed, stinkbugs produce a sweet, pungent odor from glands in the [...]