Mixing Liquids Under a Microscope Creates Wildly Colorful Worlds

Wenting Zhu mixed together paint, alcohol, water, soda, and ink remover in weird combinations, stuck them under a microscope, and ended up with awesomely mesmerizing effects. Sometimes it’s beautiful and feels like you’re watching a kaleidoscope take focus, or seeing a star burst in a distant galaxy. Other times it can feel icky, like when you start seeing scales grow or too many dots clumping up. But whatever it is, it’s kind of hard to pull your eyes away, the dance of colors is too fascinating.

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