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These Gorgeous Videos Filmed Through A Microscope Will Blow Your Mind

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Tom Hale

Senior Journalist

clockFeb 8 2017, 21:17 UTC

Red pigment and ammonium chloride crystals from MINIGOBLET 2/Beauty of Science/Vimeo

The Beauty of Science team have a simple mission statement: “We make beautiful science videos.” And that they do.

This four-part video series called MINIGLOBELET uses a microscope to film the minute details of various crystallizations, pigments, and chemicals reacting with each other to create some psychedelic visuals that anyone from a photographer to a chemist will enjoy.

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The subject of the first film is alunite crystals, the second film is red pigment and ammonium chloride crystals, third is alcohol and pigments, and the fourth is a cocktail of color paints, alcohol, water, soft drinks, and ink remover.

Enjoy all four of them below:


[H/T: Laughing Squid]


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