Pioneered by Robert Hooke, 350 years ago, microscopes have been extending our vision. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), confocal microscopy and nanoscopes, have pushed the boundaries of resolution.
In the Wellcome Images Awards 2015, one can explore a showcase of the best in science imaging techniques. Four nominees for this year’s prize gives a rich glimpse into a world normally unseen by the human eye and tell us how they got their image.
Explore their work in this article and lose yourself in the magnificent microcosm: