Science Under The Microscope – Fingerprints In Cholesterol
January 30, 2012
Explore the beauty of science at the microscopic level, through visually stunning Asian entries to Nikon Small World’s annual photography competition.
Fingerprint texture of cholesteric liquid crystal in a wedge cell
By Dr. Ken Ishikawa, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Polarized light, crossed polarization
Source: Reproduced with permission from Nikon Small World.