Pic of the Day: The World’s Smallest Art


Arabidopsis thaliana, Photo credit: Heiti Paves

Nikon’s annual Small World competition celebrates the world of photomicrography — the tiny photographs that result when you cross a microscope with a camera. This year’s winner is above; channel middle school science class and check out more tiny award-winning wonders after the jump. [via NewScientist]

Spiny sowthistle, Photo credit: Gerd Guenther

Anglerfish ovary, Photo credit: James Hayden

Fish scales, Photo credit: Havi Sarfaty

Cotton fibers, Photo credit: Lloyd Donaldson