Science and photography are inseparably linked, but it’s always interesting to see photography used to further explore the realms of science.
Dutch photographer Maurice Mikkers was curious to explore the composition of tears. Tears are like snowflakes, with each bearing chemical similarities to another yet being uniquely different, often based on the type of tear produced. So, what does an insatiably-inquisitive pro in his twenties do when he wants to examine the photographic quality of tears? He throws a house party and spends the evening making his friends and loved ones weep.