Though the mountains divide and the oceans are wide...
September 26, 2011 8:49 AM Subscribe
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Since 1977, Nikon has held a Small World Photomicrography Competition
, to showcase that which cannot be seen with the naked eye. This year's winner will be announced in November, but until October 31, we have been invited to vote for one of this years' 115 finalists to receive the 'Small World Popular Vote Award.'
Here are 2010's popular fan favorites.
Winners' galleries from previous years.
Neatorama has a selection of this year's finalists
in a single page format.
Previously on MeFi: 2008
"The subject matter for this year's contest was unrestricted and any type of light microscopy technique was acceptable, including phase contrast, polarized light, fluorescence, interference contrast, darkfield, confocal, deconvolution, and mixed techniques."
Nikon also runs MicroscopyU
, which features a free selection of desktop wallpapers and Windows screensavers
, and is now accepting digital still
entries for the 2012 contest.