GOD, THE DEVIL, AND MICROSCOPY  [Part 1]
by mol smith 2013

     References. Further Reading. Credits    
 
Start    2  3  4  5  6                                                                                                                                                                                        

If  you wish to find out more regarding the references and material used in this article, please refer to the lists below. They are good starting points. Click on the underlined links.

All images used in this article created by authors other than myself, in no way endorse my views which are reflected in my text. They have their own views. If anyone wishes to refer me to interesting works, drop me a line
here.

If I have used your image without permission in error, please let me know. I have tried not to steal other people's work.

Image on right is a fractal image I produced with
UltraFractal. I see it as a multitude of things: creation, emanation of energy. central radiation of love, progressive code iteraton.   
  

[mol] {Oh don't stare at it too long. It starts to move by itself}

Explanatory References Web Links (or notes) Books
Patterns in Nature Patterns - Wiki    Fractals - Wiki  
Computational Systems in Nature  

A New Kind Of Science    [Purchase]
Author Stephen Wolfram. Language English. Publication date 2002.  Pages 1197. ISBN ISBN 1-57955-008-8 A New Kind of Science is a best-selling, controversial book by Stephen Wolfram, published in 2002. It contains an empirical and systematic study of computational systems such as cellular automata. Wolfram calls these systems simple programs and argues that the scientific philosophy and methods appropriate for the study of simple programs are relevant to other fields of science

Is The Brain a Computer? I read this one a long time ago. But it is really a very good book and the key work which led me to consider this aspect.

The Emperor's New Mind    [Purchase]
Author: Sir Roger Penrose. Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks; New Ed edition (4 Mar 1999). Language: English. Pages 640   ISBN-10: 0192861980 and ISBN-13: 978-0192861986.
For many decades, the proponents of artificial intelligence' have maintained that computers will soon be able to do everything that a human can do. In his best selling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating roller-coaster ride through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that human thinking can never be emulated by a machine.

Quantum Physics
There are so many books. Here are a couple you may wish to read if you have not really explored this area. Most of mine are temporarily in storage in the attic. But I have read about 12.  A few I have read are very clear compared to many. If I locate them, I'll include them here later.

Physics of the Impossible
 

An easy to read fairly light-weight but interesting book.

A Scientific Exploration of the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation and Time Travel [Paperback] Author: Michio Kaku

     
The Cosmos (cosomology)    
Is The Universe a Hologram? I believe there is a scientific experiment going on right now (in the USA?) to try and prove if this is true or not.

The Holographic Universe  [Purchase]  [Paperback] by Michael Talbot. This is the astonishing idea behind the holographic theory of the universe, pioneered by two eminent thinkers: physicist David Bohm, a former protégé of Albert Einstein, and quantum physicist Karl Pribram. The holographic theory of the universe encompasses consciousness and reality as we know them.

A Brief History of Time   Stephen Hawkins. (Easy to locate on the web as it is so well known).

Quantum: A Guide For The Perplexed

Thumbed through this one but I already had knowledge of what was in through other book - now in the attic. it looked good though.

Quantum: A Guide For The Perplexed [Paperback] by Jim Al-Khalili  Paperback: 352 pages. Publisher: HarperCollins; New Ed edition (7 Oct 1996) Language: English. ISBN-10: 0586091718 & ISBN-13: 978-0586091715

     
Fractal Software Notes  
Ultra Fractal - (Generate Fractals).

Free to use but you can't save a fractal image without water-marks unless you purchase a licence.
Lowest price  €15  $19 (US)  £13 (GB)

OnOne Software - (blow up images) I use this software linked to photoshop to resize images larger with less pixellation. Many years ago it was called Genuine Fractals. It works well. Good for resizing images to 300 dpi for printing.
 

.

 
Copyrights of other people's work
Page 1: Wood Stems Permission obtained from
copyright author: David Walker
Micscape Magazine Editor [Please contact author for any re-use]
Page 1. Snowflake Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

Author. Original owner

Page 1. Optical Microscope images of Mosquito Antenna Permission obtained from
copyright author: David Walker
Micscape Magazine Editor [Please contact author for any re-use]
Page 1: SEM image detail of Mosquito Antenna

Image courtesy and copyright of Oliver Meckes. Permission obtained.

Image is courtesy and copyright of Oliver Meckes of
Eye of Science. [Please contact them for image use].

     
Page 2. Single Bacterium dot Mine  
Page 2. Single Bacterium Drawing Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

Original creator. Mariana Ruiz Villarreal

Page 2. Life Probability Graphic Mine  
     

Page 3: Drawing of various Algae

Permission presumed  through previous publication on our site.

By Christina Brodie, UK one of the images from her book. -
Drawing And Painting Plants.  Contact me for Christina's permission for re-use] mol

Page 3. Sea Urchin Image and Fractal image similar to Urchin. Photograph - Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence
Photographer link.
Fractal deemed to be public domain by google. Found here.

Page 3. Fractal Brocolli

The fractal shape form of a Romanesco broccoli. Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

by Jon Sullivan

 

Page 3. Natural Frost Patterns

Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

by Schnobby

Page 3. Random Non-Patterns Graphic Mine  
Page 3. Animated Gif of Attractor

Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

Generated with Fractal Growth Generator for ImageJ; software and animation image by A. Karperien.

Page 3: Representation graphic of Fractal Attractor - grey scale image

Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

Unknown Author.

Page 3. Visual representation of a strange attractor.

Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

Creator: Nicolas Desprez

     

Page 4.  Imaging label-free intracellular structures by localisation microscopy.

Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

Author Andy Nestl

     

Page 5. Nanomanipulation via STM coloured images.

Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

Author Frank Trixler, LMU/CeNS: Organic Semiconductor Nanostructures

Page 5. Neurons drawing

Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

by Jonathan_Haas

Page 5. Confocal Image Stack photo of a neuron.

Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

PLOS original copyright.

Page 5. Drawing of Synaptic Gap Transmission in Neurons

Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

Source:  www.nia.nih.gov Author US National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging

     

Page 6. Computer simulation with a mass-less wave packet in 2D.

Used under the terms of Wiki Commons licence

by Claus.Wimmer

Page 6. Graphic of Mol's Quantum Entanglement Model

Mine.  
Page 6. Sir Roger Penrose Video Presumed to be Public Domain now it's on YouTube YouTube video thus currently public domain. Sorry about the adverts.


                                                           

  < Previous              Article>  

Microscopy UK Front Page
Micscape Magazine
Article Library


© Microscopy UK or their contributors.

Published in the July 2013 edition of Micscape.
Please report any Web problems or offer general comments to the Micscape Editor.
Micscape is the on-line monthly magazine of the Microscopy UK web


© Onview.net Ltd, Microscopy-UK, and all contributors 1995 onwards. All rights reserved. Main site is at www.microscopy-uk.org.uk