To fight against our global enemy, coronavirus, it helps immensely if we can see what we’re fighting against. But this virus is so tiny, that it can’t be seen with a standard light microscope. To observe the COVID-19 and take its photos, scientists have used electron microscopes. And in this stunning educative video, Vox explains how the photos of the coronavirus are taken and processed.
When you were a kid, did your parent let you see Alien? If they did, I absolutely know for sure* you had nightmares from that dinner scene where the alien pop out of that guy’s tummy.
Photographer Marcus DeSieno had that exact same fear and he tunneled it into art as he grew up. But as you grow up you get better weapons and DeSieno fought his fear with Electron Microscope and Tintypes.
It is pretty interesting how one decides to shoot parasites as a body of work. DeSieno tells National Geographic that