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

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The 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 volume left.

Comments to the author Thomas Aungst are welcomed.

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Web design by Wim van Egmond


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