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this is what sand looks like when you magnify it 250 times, mother nature is f*cking awesome

Photographs of sand magnified 250 times, by Gary Greenberg via owls-love-tea (WOAH! no way! also, I choose to believe that all grains of sand are secretly heart-shaped)

Sand struck by lightning. Lightning travels up not down. This is a glass tube now.

This is what sand looks like when it’s been hit by lightning. Called a fulgurite, this is made up of natural hollow glass tubes formed in quartzose sand, silica, or soil by lightning strikes (at

This is what happens when lightning strikes sand.

Fulgurite - Sand hit by lightning. This picture is not Fulgurite by the way.This is a stick with wet sand on it.Fulgurite is usually found in the ground where lightning has struck and is usually very small glass tubules.

Magnified Sand #3. We just got access to some more amazing macro-photos of Dr Gary Greenberg’s Grains of Sand, which show their magnificent colours, shapes and textures when viewed at a magnification of over 250 times real life. As Dr Greenberg says: ‘It is incredible to think when you are walking on the beach you are standing on these tiny treasures’.

Incredible new photos of magnified grains of sand

Incredible microphotography reveals each grain of sand to be a kaleidoscope of colour and texture that defies its rather bland reputation - Dr Gary Greenberg

close up of grains of sand. Things look so different when get up close and really, really look at them with an open eye

Gary Greenberg - Sand grains under the microscope microscopic sand photography art photo microscopy artwork

وطني يا جبل الغيم الأزرق ............. وطني يا قمر الندي والزنبق ............ يا بيوت ال بيحبونا.................... يا تراب اللي سبقونا .................. يا زغير و وسع الدني ................ يا وطني لبنان

Amazing Funny Images and Nature Pictures: Wave Heart Image

Tiny grains of sand viewed at 250X magnification by Dr. Gary Greenberg

Incredibly Colorful Magnified Grains of Sand

Magnifying sand 250 times through a specialised microscope, we can see its true beauty. Grains are made up of crystals, shell fragments and volcanic rock

Microscopic Photos Reveal The Secret World Hidden Inside A Few Grains Of Sand

Microscopic Photos Reveal The Secret World Hidden Inside A Few Grains Of Sand

If you've ever spent time with a handful of sand and let the tiny grains fall through your fingers, you might have experienced a Gulliver in Brobdingnag moment, imagining yourself as a minuscule person watching the oddly shaped pebbles and gems fall .

Star Sand Grains, Southern Japan, Photo by Mouser Nerdbot: These star-shaped grains of sand look are the shells of microscopic organisms called foraminifera, which build intricate shells from the calcium carbonate they collect while drifting through the water. Their shells have settled on the seafloor for 500 million years, and are used by scientists to study the earth's changing climate. http://ocean.si.edu/ocean-photos/star-sand-grains-collected-southern-japan#  #Foraminifera

star-shaped grains of sand are the shells of microscopic organisms which build intricate shells from the calcium carbonate they collect while drifting through the water - southern Japan & the Isle of Wight

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