Mold can be really nasty stuff. It can ruin buildings, foods, and make people deathly ill. But viewed through photographer Nick Lariontsev’s extreme zoom lens, it looks like the landscape of an alien planet. It also makes some tasty cheese.
We all know that snowflakes have intricate geometric structures, but we can still hardly believe these magnified images. Just think, these are formed out of nothing but dirt and water.
These photos aren’t from some strange alien world. This book features incredible pics taken with a scanning electron microscope, enlarging images up to 22-million times from their actual size.