From the Department of Awesome Natural Wonders come these amazing images of snowflakes magnified under an electron microscope at the Electron Microscopy Unit of the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center in Beltsville, Maryland.
Frozen snowflakes - Scientists have figured out how to capture them and photograph with an electron microscope. Shipping: Once captured on the copper plate, they can be shipped in a previously liquid nitrogen-cooled container.
Photographed using a specialized microscope whose viewing stage is chilled to scientists in Maryland are showing a whole new side to what's caught on the tip of our tongues. Using a low-temperature scanning electron microscope, researchers.