An insight into a microscopic world, invisible to the unaided human eye
Sunday, March 22, 2009
Dull as ditchwater?
Ditches can be surprisingly interesting, on a microscopic scale. This diatom and filament of Spirogyra came from a ditch beside a disused railway line at Romaldkirk in Teesdale this afternoon. In one of the images you can see a diatom dividing.
This is a blog about the miniature world that can only be explored with the aid of a microscope.
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