The creepiest photographs of things you can only see under a microscope

Nikon just announced the winners for its 2013 Small World Photomicrography Competition. It's basically a collection of the best images of things you can only see under a light microscope. Or better yet, it's the best photographs of things you can't actually see. Here are some fantastically creepy shots that were our… » 10/31/13 12:00am 10/31/13 12:00am

The Best Ten Micro Photographs of 2012

Nikon has announced the winners of their classic photomicrography competition. All the entries are spectacular, but these are the very best, the top ten. » 10/28/12 5:00pm 10/28/12 5:00pm

These Incredible Microscopic Photos of Small Things Seem Unreal

Every time Nikon's Small World competition comes around, it amazes us. Every single time. This year's entrants are some of the most impressive we've seen, though. The winners won't be announced until next week, but in the meantime, here's a sneak peak at this year's photos. » 10/17/12 11:07am 10/17/12 11:07am

The Year's Best Smallest Photography

Every year, Nikon's Small World photomicrography contest collects the very best in microscopic photography, and every year the results are strange, beautiful, and basically impossible to identify. This tiny cosmos, for example, is soap. Soy sauce looks even crazier: » 9/08/10 9:20am 9/08/10 9:20am

Remarkable Nikon Small World Microscope Photography Winners

It's been an amazing week for microscopic photography buffs (and those of us who just like to look at neat pictures with significance we can barely comprehend). Just the other day we featured this gallery of electron microscope photos from the Bizarre/Beautiful Micrograph Contest. Now, Nikon has just announced their… » 10/07/07 1:59pm 10/07/07 1:59pm