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Electron microscope photo of a Flea. 86 times magnification

There is much beauty in nature.


Sometimes you just have to concentrate on the small things in life.


Electron microscope photo of a flea. A process that involves the killing of and, fixing, dehydrating, and gold coating of the insect before such images can be taken.

  • Andrew 8y

    wow! when/how did you do this??
  • Birty 8y

    The benefits of working in a science organization with the right equipment and a few favours :-)
  • Foto_Willy 8y

    fantastic. greeting willy
  • Hélia Scheppa 8y

    uau! so interesting !( thanks for visit) see you. :)
  • Chaitali Mitra Burman 8y

    wow... this is so interesting & beautiful !!
  • Ana Laura 8y

    Amazing. I wish I had that kind of microscope :(
  • Joe Anzalone 8y

    That's so gross! (And therefore totally wicked awesome!)
  • R-Rated Birdman 7y

    Super shot! Excellent, exellent.
    Can you do one of my X?
  • Umberto Salvagnin 7y

    Wow! Now I can only dream to use a SEM! Great photo!
  • Andreas-photography 7y

    Just seen this how lucky to have access to such high quality equipment

    and Thank you for sharing it I am going to show it to my children add it to favourites and show it to the class

    thank you for sharing this fantastic image
  • Kasi Metcalfe 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Science is Golden, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Almodovar Photography 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Microscopy Art, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Or Hiltch 6y

    Extra cool!
  • Yoshi 2000 6y

  • ARK11 5y

    Wow, great shot. How many does the equipment cost ;-)
  • Coal and Ice 5y

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
    Pass me the frontline!
  • Terss 5y

    Hi! I'm an Admin of For The Love Of Science! Group and I would love for this photo to be added!
  • SH711130 5y

    Nice scan of a flea.
    We would be glad to have this one posted on the Parasites Group.
  • Puppyhogg 5y

  • joan gordon 4y

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Uploaded on June 8, 2007
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