Ever wondered how I do my focus stacked microscope images, have a peek at a quick write-up on the procedure I use.
Have a look at what a crystal of Potassium Permanganate looks like under the microscope.
The Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens located in Sherbrooke contain lovely mountain ash tree’s, complete with a Lake and boat house.
Resorcinol is a benzenediol used in some chemical and medical fields; Have a peek at it under the microscope.
On a recent work trip I visited Queenstown for three days for a conference, part of the trip related to work but thankfully there was a bit of time to do some sightseeing and of course (as I always do) capture some photos.
The Blue Pools track is another must visit if you are on the South Island and near the Mount Aspiring National Park. The Blue River itself is a small river which flows within the Mount Aspiring National Park. The head of the river is south-east of the main range near the Mountain Eyetooth, and later on, the north and south branch join to form the main Blue River. Prior to the Blue River flowing into the Makrora river, it passes through a narrow gorge which is known as the ‘Blue Pools’.
This episode of “Cool Stuff Under the Microscope” focuses on Activated Carbon, which is a compound used for many different purposes, it can be used for air sampling to collect chemicals for later analysis, or alternatively can be used in filtration to absorb chemicals removing them from the environment be it water, air or otherwise….
People often think that the air we breath is relatively benign, but the reality could not be further from the truth. The air we breath is almost in itself another world which contains millions of microorganisms including fungi. Fungi is a microorganism which is ubiquitous around the world and for most people does not…
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.
Urea (or carbamide) displays some cool birefringence under the microscope, have a peek!
This has been one of my favorite Under the Microscope segments, mainly because the item is so abstract that it is very difficult to determine what it is; the coco pop, also known as the Cocoa Krispie
Have a peek at Spirogyra under the microscope, a relatively common green algae found in bioactive fresh waters.