The world’s most amazing micrographs

The annual International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photon Beam Technology has a competition called the Nanofabrication Bizarre/Beautiful Micrograph Contest.

A micrograph is basically a photograph taken via a microscope to show a magnified image of an item.

Looking through the winners of several categories of the last few years, there were truly some stunning images.

The world’s smallest hand, magnified more than 50,000 times:

The world’s smallest maze, magnified 125,000 times:

The world’s smallest toilet bowl, magnified 15,000 times:

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The world’s smallest chess set, magnified 17,000 times:

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The world’s smallest nails, magnified 150,000 times!

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The world’s smallest skull, magnified 425,000 times!!!

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The world’s smallest golf green, magnified 130,000 times:

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Did you manage see a Ping Golf Putter there?

Any many more at the EIPBN Micrograph website.

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