San Francisco based artist Klari Reis uses layers of reflective epoxy polymer to create colorful and abstract paintings that look like living microorganisms within the confines of plexiglass petri dishes for a project called The Daily Dish.
A monster? An alien? Nope, this is a macroscopic image of a Polychaete, or bristle worm. They can survive intense sea pressures and some live around deep sea vents, miles below the surface. Life can live in the most peculiar places.
An image of a hydrothermal worm taken at 525 times magnification under a scanning electron microscope. I love SEM images! Hydrothermal worms are deep sea creatures, almost as small as bacterium, and are largely found near hydrothermal vents in the ocean.