A microscopic image of liquid crystal by Wikimedia Commons user "Minutemen." Happy Easter.
The Guardian is featuring an incredible slideshow of the Wellcome Image Awards 2008. Go, look, be awed.
A deep-water crustacean, captured on film by Flemish marine biologist Lycaon.
A 15th century AD Egyptian diagram kept by the University Library in Istanbul, showing what’s inside a horse.
Schlieren texture of a liquid crystal nematic phase. What does that mean? This page will help explain.
Human anatomy explained as an allegory for astrology, or vice versa. From the collection of the Musée Condé, Chantilly, France.
A common dragonfly as seen in an uncommon way by Wikimedia Commons user "Aka."
This chart shows the universe as understood in 1660 – a solar system with a giant Earth at its center.