|Observing microscopic life forms can
be a wonderful experience. The Micscape issue of July
1999 already showed a selection of the
drawings of Thomas Aungst. His article about the 'Observation tank for observing
microscopic life forms from freshwater habitats showed how to
culture these organisms. This month you can view some of
the creatures he observed in such cultures.
More pages from the
Microscopy Diary of Thomas Aungst
idea to put these pages on the web came after a very nice
e-mail conversation between two people who love working
with the microscope, Thomas Aungst and Wim van Egmond.
They both think that when making drawings you study
micro-organisms much closer. The author used different
coloured 'felt pencils' to show the different parts of
the organisms. Thomas kept a microscopy diary for many
years. Unfortunately almost the entire collection of
drawings and notes were lost when his house was robbed a
few years ago. These pages show a selection from the only
Comments to the author Thomas Aungst are welcomed.
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