PHOTOS: Best Microscopic Images of 2008 Announced

PHOTOS: Best Microscopic Photos of 2008 Announced
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Using polarized light and 5 X magnification, David Walker of Britain was able to coax a wide palette of colors from the center of an ordinary CD case.

Walker enjoys "showing how common objects around the home can look extraordinary when studied under the microscope," he told the organizers of the 2008 Small World photo contest.
—Photograph by David Walker/photo courtesy of Nikon Small World
 
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