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)

See also: ::A Picture is Worth...Implications of Global Warming, ::A Picture is Worth... Being Nice to Cyclists in Toronto

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