Polia condensata berry showing blue iridescence owing to light refraction, not blue pigment,

A scanning electron microscope image of spider silk glands making a thread.

High Definition Image of Earth - Blue Marble 2012 courtesy NASA.

The Natural Splendor of the Jaboticaba tree, native to Central and South America. The fruit grows out of the trunk! Amazingly Beautiful.

The surface of a mosquito egg ...

Bacterial colonies (Paenibacillus dendritiformis)

Lightning Ridge Black Opal Pair

Coccolithophores are microscopic algae that first appeared 220 million years ago, and flourished during the cretaceous period. They produce peculiar plates called cocoliths out of calcium carbonate, and incorporate them into an external shell. They constantly remove carbon from the atmosphere as they die and sink to the ocean floor, producing chalk. This is an important feedback system in the global carbon cycle. Seriously, how does cellular machinery produce these structures? Life i...

7 Minutes of Terror - Amazing video about landing a rover.

Araila spinosa

Husband and son idea.

Atlantis lifts off, the 66th space shuttle flight. Payload includes the Atmospheric Laboratory for Application and Science (ATLAS-3) and the German constructed Cryogenic Infrared Spectrometers and Telescopes for the Atmosphere Shuttle Pallet Satellite (CRISTA-SPAS).

Coccolithophores Gephyrocapsa Oceanica, 2007 by NEON ja, colored by Richard Barz via wikipedia: A single celled algae. #Coccolithophores #Richard_Barz #NEON_ja #wikipedia

Space

Thor’s Helmet Nebula

NGC 3190

Elephant’s Trunk Nebula

images from deep space, nature's iridescent palette of radiance

Photographs of the earth from space.

An aurora borealis seen from the International Space Station by umer zahid. #Aurora_Boralis #International_Space_Station