A remarkable 50 year old image of astronaut Alan Bean (1932-2018) taken by his Apollo 12 colleague Charles ‘Pete’ Conrad (1930-1999), who’s reflected in Bean’s visor against the backdrop of the Moon’s Ocean of Storms.
Finalists from Nikon’s 2019 Small World Photomicrography Competition.
From top: a fluorescent turtle embryo by Teresa Zgoda (the overall winner) ; a ‘small white hair spider’ by Javier Rupérez; Depth-color coded projections of three stentors (single-cell freshwater protozoans) by Dr Ivor Siwanowicz; cells undergoing mitosis by Jason Kirk; a frozen water droplet by Garzon Christian and a housefly eye by Razvan Cornel Constantin.
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The chaotic wiring poles of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh. Messily repaired and overloaded with layers of cable for decades (the government has promised to phase them out by 2022) they’ve been captured for posterity as a metaphor for the country’s ‘entangled reality’ by local photographer Sounak Das.