Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

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Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

A grain of sand is so small and finite that our eyes are unable to render any significant detail.

It often just looks like a shiny or dark grain of dust, depending on the composition and location of the sand. What might those minute grains of sand look like if we had the capacity to view them in far greater detail?

Thanks for the curiosity of Dr. Gary Greenberg who has a Ph.D in biomedical research), that question is finally being answered.

However, it's not just a case of putting sand under an ordinary microscope and hoping for the best, you need some serious technology to truly capture what's going on. That's why Greenberg developed and created several HD 3D microscopes that can magnify images by a staggering 300x. In fact, his inventions have been so successful there's now 18 U.S. patents assigned to him.

It's those ingenious devices which have allowed him to produce the following images, each reveals that those tiny grains of sand are in fact all kinds of organic matter jumbled up alongside various kinds of rocks and minerals.

Black volcanic sand for example, will contain a vastly different combination of natural elements versus the yellow sand found on Bondi Beach in Australia for example.

At times, his photographs look like an eclectic mix of candy, lollies and sweets such is their breathtakingly crisp detail and colour.

You can discover more of Greenberg's fascinating work in his engrossing book titled A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder

In the meantime, prepare to be amazed at what you're about to see....

Via Sandgrains

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