Benzoic Acid is a simple aromatic carboxylic acid, with a crystalline structure that lights up in wonderful colors.
Love it or hate it, Chilli (flake) is a regular staple in many households, but what does it look like under the microscope?
Visit the link to find out more about the fiery chilli, and see it in more detail under the microscope!
This episode of Cool Stuff Under the Microscope focusses on Red Blood Cells, a vital cell within the body whose function is to transport oxygen.
Recently I posted a mystery item, that mystery item was the Sultana. So this episode of Under the Microscope is showing the Sultana I recently mentioned.
The Meerkats are a family favorite at the Werribee Zoo, located right need the cafe (aptly named Meerkat Cafe).
Nicatonic Acid, or Vitamin B3 looks interesting under the microscope and displays some birefringence.
A pack of Australian Ravens in flight.
A bit of a focus stacked demo of a rose using the Helicon focus software.
In November, we visited Grants Picnic Ground in the Sherbrook Forest (Off Monbulk Rd, Belgrave) to allow me to take some photos. I thought it might be nice to bring my daughter and wife along to see some of the birds. The park offers a fenced feeding area / cafe where you can purchase seeds…
The Little Wattlebird, also known as the Anthochaera chrysopthera is a medium to large honeyeater found in various regions of eastern Australia (from the Meliphagidae family). This specific bird was found in Upper Beaconsfield flying in and out of the flora. The little Wattlebird has a lovely call (seen calling in the first image) and is…
The laughing Kookaburra at Grants Picnic Ground in Belgrave.
Holmium (a metal) looks fairly interesting by polarized light microscopy.