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Magnified sand (via wnyc: wnycradiolab: ohscience: Nikon Small World - 2011 - Yanping Wang)

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Magnified Photos Expose the Secret Beauty of Sand Grains

This is what sand looks like when magnified 100 to 300 times.

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Grains of sand magnified to 250 times real size

grains of sand magnified 250 X

Yanping Wang, of the Beijing Planetarium in Beijing, China, took this surprisingly gorgeous shot of sand - yes, that’s SAND - at 4X magnification, using reflected light. He took 14th place in the Nikon Small World Photography Contest.>>> Gives a new perspective to walking on the beach!

Transverse optical section through villi of small intestine | 2008 Photomicrography Competition | Nikon Small World

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GEM CHRYSOCOLLA (Old Stock) Ray Mine Az. 32mmx50mmx6mm Considered World Class

Quartz Silica Chrysocolla