Charles Krebs Charles Krebs Photography Issaquah, Washington, USA Chrysochroa buqueti (jewel beetle) carapace, near eye Diffused, Reflected Illumination (courtesy of Nikon Small World) Nikon Small World 2014
Martin Fritsch Department of Integrative Zoology, University of Vienna Vienna, Austria Lynceus brachyurus (clam shrimp), whole mount larva Confocal (courtesy of Nikon Small World) Nikon Small World 2014
Muthugapatti K. Kandasamy, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Subject: Bovine pulmonary artery endothelial cells stained for actin (pink), mitochondria (green) and DNA (yellow) Technique: Super Resolution Microscopy
Nikon Small World 2014 unranked entries-Dr. Sabrina Kaul University of Vienna Vienna, Austria Larval stage of the acorn worm Balanoglossus misaki ensis, dorsal view, showing cell borders, muscles and apical eye spots Confocal
As NASA's Cassini spacecraft soared past Saturn's moon Titan, it recently caught a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting off hydrocarbon seas. In the past, Cassini had captured, separately, views of the polar seas and the sun glinting off them, but this is the first time both have been seen together in the same view.