Photo Gallery: Best Science Photographs of 2005 Named

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First Prize, Close-Up Category
"Salt and Pepper"
By David McCarthy

David McCarthy, a researcher at the London School of Pharmacy, used an electron microscope to take this image of a peppercorn and a grain of sea salt, offering a close-up glimpse at the structures of everyday products.

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Novartis Visions of Science 2005/David McCarthy
 
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