“Glass Microbiology” sculptures are beautiful

Off topic, but worth it:  UK artist Luke Jerram, in consultation with U of Bristol scientists, has made some incredible 1,000,000x scale glass sculptures of viruses, bacteria, and other tiny critters.  Check out a gallery of his Glass Microbiology sculptures, then take a look at his other work, which includes live arts projects, large-scale public engagement artwork, etc.   This guy has range!

SARS Coronavirus

SARS Coronavirus

Enterovirus 71, a causative agent for hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD)

Enterovirus 71, a causative agent for hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD)

Escherichia coli

Escherichia coli

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One response to ““Glass Microbiology” sculptures are beautiful”

  1. Morris Slutsky says :

    Cute! I should show this to a certain former labmate who now runs a glass jewelry business.

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