A nerve trunk is a bundle of nerve fibres, have a look at what they look like under the microscope!
The African Wild Dog are a popular attraction at the Werribee Zoo. Interestingly, the wild dog is a Canid which is differentiated to that of a Canis due to fewer toes, and a different dental structure.
I visited the Melbourne Zoo in August, and found so many creatures big and small interesting. The color on the birds was impressive, sadly the wire impacted on the image quality somewhat.
The puppy dog eyes never really worked for the seal, albeit a cute animal it just does not have the same draw that a puppy or kitten has making the same faces. The seal was nonetheless very energetic during a recent visit to the Zoo, putting on a great show for the visitors in the…
I visited the Melbourne Zoo earlier in the year and got a number of photos including of some of the Reptiles. I am not a fan of the reptiles, I know people have pet snakes and Lizards and so on but being honest, that is just not for me. That said they are impressive creatures…
The king of the jungle put on a great show at the Melbourne Zoo, The Lion. It commands respect, and I was far happier being on my side of the protective glass than on the ‘your my dinner’ side of the glass. I remember standing there impressed with this creature, the fear that they strike…
Rhenium is one of the rarest elements in the earths crust, and has one of the highest boiling points at an estimated 5873K. Ever wonder what it looks like under the microscope?
Urea (or carbamide) displays some cool birefringence under the microscope, have a peek!
Stearic acid, a common surfactant obtained by saponification of animal fats and oils lights up under polarized light.
Have a look at the Anther of Lilium Spp herbaceous flower under the microscope.
A bit of a focus stacked demo of a rose using the Helicon focus software.
A panorama of the Yarra River after the Big Peninsula Tunnel Diversion.