Under the Microscope: A Hidden World Revealed
The microworld is everythiing that is too small to be seen by the human eye, including atoms and genes, bedbugs, tastebuds, and even silicon chips. From mineral crystals toanimal protein, from the identification of viruses to the investigation of metal fatigue, this book sheds new light on a world at once startling yet familiar.
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HUMAN BODY Rob Stepney
ANIMALS Rosemary Taylor Michael Marten
MICROORGANISMS Jeremy Burgess
THE CELL Jeremy Burgess
INDUSTRIAL WORLD Mike McNamee
EVERYDAY WORLD Jeremy Burgess
TECHNICAL APPENDIX Jeremy Burgess
algae alloy animal antibodies atomic bacteria bacterium biological Biophoto Associates body bottom called carbon cells centre ceramic chemical chloroplast coat compound eyes condenser consists contains contrast crystals cytoplasm dendrites diatoms electron beam electron micrograph shows electron microscope endoplasmic reticulum etch eyepiece false colour fibres field illumination flower fluorescence hair insects Jeremy Burgess/SPL larvae layer leaf lenses light micrograph light microscope magnification unknown material membrane metal microchip micrometres millimetres minerals mitochondria muscle nanometres negative stain nucleus numerical aperture objective lens optical organisms particles phase picture plant polarised light polished section pollen grains produce protein protozoa resolution result rotifers scanning electron micrograph scanning electron microscope secondary electrons seen shape silicon Source/SPL species specimen sperm stained section steel structure surface techniques thick thin tissue transmission electron transmission electron microscope trichomes tube ultraviolet virus visible voltage wavelength weld X-rays