Posted in Science, Technology, Video, Visual Art, tagged Felice C. Frankel, George Whitesides, microscope, nano-photography, nanoscale, nanoscience, Photography on September 14, 2010 |
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The vinyl grooves of the Beatles's "Eleanor Rigby" (Photographed by Felice C. Frankel)
Ready for an extreme close-up?
Felice C. Frankel has spent 20 years photographing objects outside the range of conventional microscopes — bits of matter 1/100,000th the size of a baby’s eyelashes. Nanoscience is one of the frontiers of technology, and with her book No Small Matter (co-written by Harvard chemist George Whitesides), Frankel hopes to inspire exploration and understanding of the nanoscale.
Studio 360′s Sarah Lilley produced a short piece about Frankel and her work for last weekend’s show — but she realized that some of this stuff had to be seen to be believed:
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