Paper folding in typography

Repeated patterns with the use of paper and thus, merging with the art of typography. Examples of how patterns can form typography with the play of light, with just folding of paper. picture source More examples of paper folding typography Advertisements

Facts about butterfly eggs

  When a female butterfly lays an egg (or eggs) on a host plant, she also secretes a sticky “glue” to hold the egg onto the plant. This glue will help protect the egg and keep it adhered to the plant. Butterfly eggs can usually be found on the top or bottom of a leaf … Continue reading

Microscopic Insect’s eggs

Engineered for survival, insect eggs hang on and hatch wherever their parents deposit them. The eggs in this story range in diameter from 0.7 to 2 millimeters. The images were made with a scanning electron microscope, which uses beams of electrons to trace the surfaces of objects. The resulting black-and-white images were then colored to … Continue reading

Creepy crawlies: Amazing Scanning Electron Microscope pictures of insects and spiders

A coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head of a maggot or the larva of a bluebottle fly (Protophormia sp.) with tiny teeth-like fangs extending from its mouth. The maggots of this fly are used medicinally to clean wounds. The maggots are sterilised and placed in the wound, where they feed on dead tissue … Continue reading

Richard Hammond’s Invisible Worlds

Human vision is pretty miraculous, but our eyes aren’t quite as powerful as you might imagine. What we can see is stuff that reflects or emits light with wavelengths in a very narrow band (since you ask, from about 750 to 400 nanometres). What we can’t see is the rest. That’s all matter that reflects … Continue reading