The Glass Forest


This scanning electron micrograph of diatoms attached to an invertebrate host won first place in the photography category of the 2008 Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge

Other winners and honorable mentions can be seen in this slideshow.


  1. #1 Ian
    September 29, 2008

    The host is hosting a veritable host of them! Which part of what vertebrate are we looking at?

  2. #2 Mo
    September 29, 2008

    Looks like the leg or antenna of an insect or crustacean to me.

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