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    Sand, at 250x magnification

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    Microscopic photos reveal the secret world hidden inside a few grains of sand

    Magnified Sand by Yanping Wang

    Grains of sand magnified 250X!

    Sand paintings created by hand #streetart


    Sand under a microscope...all micro of sand...has FASINATED ME. colors, textures, size...

    Seaside stones.



    So amazing! A dune field on Mars in the north, less than 400 km from the north pole. During the Martian winter, carbon dioxide freezes out of the air. In the summer the CO2 turns directly from a solid to a gas disturbing the sand which falls down the slopes in little channels spreading out when it hits the bottom. This disturbs the red dust, which flows with the sand creating the feathery tendrils seen here

    Electron micrograph image of squid suckers! It's an array of suckers found on the tentacles of a long-finned squid. Each sucker has a width a little smaller than the width of a human hair. Photo by #Jessica_Schiffman

    Titanium Quartz

    salt and pepper in Scanning Electron Microscope

    Live sand dollars

    Left brain: I am the left brain. I am a scientist. A mathematician. I love the familiar. I categorize. I am accurate. Linear. Analytical. Strategic. I am practical. Always in control. A master of words and language. Realistic. I calculate equations and play with numbers. I am order. I am logic. I know exactly who I am. Right brand: I am the right brain. I am creativity. A free spirit. I am passion. Yearning. Sensuality. I am the sound of roaring laughter. I am tast...

    The giant obelisks are formed from groundwater saturated in calcium sulphate which filtered through the cave system millions of years ago

    Viewed at an astounding magnification of over 250 times, tiny grains of sand are surprisingly colorful and extremely unique. Each piece is either a fragment of crystals, spiral fragments of shells or crumbs of volcanic rock.

    sand castles.