A Picture is Worth... Intricacies of a Small World
WIRED is currently featuring a stunning set of images as part of Nikon's yearly "Small World" competition held at New York's Explorer's Club. The above shot (of a diatom) by Charles Krebs of Issaquah, Washington, is but one of a dozen that capture what the magazine calls "something both strange and alien that could almost be sold as the first glimpses of extraterrestrial life." Neat.
Via ::WIRED: Nikon's Small World Contest: A Gallery of Beautiful Tiny Things (news website)