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Amazing microscopic artwork. Answered

I saw this microscope slide on ebay. It went for almost £80, but I grabbed the images because they are simply amazing - the slide's maker has spent what are probably hours or days arranging microscopic diatoms into the shape of a three-masted galleon, complete with sailors and a figure-head.

Anybody care to reproduce it?

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Plasmana
Plasmana

11 years ago

That is amazing! And reproduce it? I don't have the equipment... :-(

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comodore
comodore

11 years ago

WOW! This is simply amazing! You really must have stedy hands or use some robotic type of hand.... That is simply amazing!

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Kryptonite
Kryptonite

11 years ago

How on earth do you work with such small particles? It looks pretty awesome though. One thing though, if you buy this, what do you use it for? You can't really put it on your mantel piece so every one who comes to your house can look at it can you? Hmm, I guess you could of course keep it under a microscope on your mantelpiece.

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ChrysN
ChrysN

11 years ago

Arranging diatoms, Wow!

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 11 years ago

I can't even imagine how fine the forceps were, and how many he got wrong before this one!

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ChrysN
ChrysN

Reply 11 years ago

Perhaps they had access to the equiptment used for ICSI (Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection). But it would still require a lot of patience.

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KentsOkay
KentsOkay

11 years ago

Dagnab, that's impressive...

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lemonie
lemonie

11 years ago

! (donk) picks up lower mandible

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dombeef
dombeef

11 years ago

Wow! And one Minute! lol