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Exploring the miniature

ISSN 1365 - 070x

Issue 33: July 1998
Next update Aug 13th

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Image right: Nature's pepper pots? 
See Mosses and Liverworts article. Image by Jan Parmentier.

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Articles this Month
Feature packed summer issue!

New material added July 19th

Finding the chalk makers - Foraminifera are beautiful micro-fossils. Obelia - a fascinating marine organism, illustrated with wonderful images.
Mosses and liverworts - 'simple' plants ideal for the microscope. 'Amerscope' - an older toy projection microscope capable of good results.
Inverted microscopes
- a users first impressions.
Pond-life video - stunning 18 min. video compilation on-line (with link for VivoActive plug-in).
'VanDam' Micscape Epic - multimedia exploration of the Dutch-UK meeting with 'Larry and Vanessa' Poor man's differential interference contrast (DIC): - with the help of image processing software!
Butterfly eggs and other opaque microscopical subjects - attractive subjects for incident lighting. Stilt walker - the remarkable harvestman or daddy-long-legs.
Photomicrography on stamps - attractive examples are used to celebrate various events. UFO: unidentified floating object - can you identify this marine plankton?

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