You don’t have to be a science geek to appreciate the power over nature of an electron microscope.  These massively magnified shots are humbling, often puzzling, even disorienting. (Above: Mosquito eyes)

 These images are distributed by FEI Company, which produces electron microscopes for nanoscale research by scientists, engineers and other professionals. Click an image to see photo credits.  (Above: Skin of a spider)

Tardigrade (water bear)

Knee of a cricket’s hind leg


Morpho Butterfly Wing

FEI’s Flickr site, here.