These Ordinary Things Look Like Something From A Parallel Universe Under A Microscope

Microscopes are scientific instruments that are used to look at things that the naked eye cannot see. They are used to study microorganism and look at microscopic things. They are capable of magnifying objects to an insane degree that allows us to see them in a brand new light.

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So, today we decided to search for common, everyday, ordinary things like strawberries, fishes, sand, microorganisms, etc. All these things look so different when put under a microscope and they look like something from a different planet or universe. Take a look at these images and we’re sure you’ll be looking at them in amazement.

1Chalk

On first glance, this may look like the molecular structure of some living organism but it is, in fact, a piece of chalk under a microscope. Chalk is a porous, sedimentary carbonate rock which is often white in nature. It is used in schools to write on blackboards. It has often been described as a form of limestone that is composed of the mineral calcite.

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2The surface of a strawberry

This looks like an art portrait. We cannot believe how beautiful and artistic this image looks. This is the surface of a strawberry. It looks like a painter drew a very soft bed covered in a red sheet with small fruits laying on it making a dent. Had we not told you that it was the surface of a strawberry, we’re pretty sure you wouldn’t have been able to have guessed it.

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3Tip of a ballpoint pen

Had the background of this image been blurred up a bit or whitened, you could’ve easily thought this was an image of a planet. This is the tip of a ballpoint pen under a microscope. You can tell it is blue in color and has been used a bit. The surface isn’t smooth and the sides of the tip have color on them.

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4Tip of a ballpoint pen

Had the background of this image been blurred up a bit or whitened, you could’ve easily thought this was an image of a planet. This is the tip of a ballpoint pen under a microscope. You can tell it is blue in color and has been used a bit. The surface isn’t smooth and the sides of the tip have color on them.

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5The grooves on a record

Before all our music was stored on our phones, SD cards, CDs and cassettes, it was stored on vinyl records. These were less than 2mm thick and could hold around 20 minutes of recordings. This is what those grooves on a record look like under a microscope. It looks like tiny lanes or walls and can even be compared to tiny trenches.

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