xoxoxoBruce Friday Jan 20 09:00 PM
Jan 21st, 2017: Crack
Grand Canyon? Nope, too narrow.
Another counties canyon? Nope.
Maybe a crack on Mars? Nope.
It's a teeny tiny micro-crack in a piece of steel viewed through an electron microscope.
Beest can explain, this is his forte.
Gravdigr Saturday Jan 21 02:41 AM
That was dirty pool putting that blue sky background up there.
Snakeadelic Saturday Jan 21 08:23 AM
My first thought was SEM image, but I would've guessed some kind of mineral, not metal. Makes me wonder what the false-color separation is based on, since it's my understanding that SEM images come back black and white. For instance:
Meet the Ebola virus in what is probably the first SEM image to identify it. Most renditions of this image are false-colored, with the virus appearing yellowish on a light-purple background.
'Scanning electron microscopy' is a keyword string that can rabbit-hole an entire afternoon!
MtnDsrt Saturday Jan 21 10:46 AM
I creeped myself out anticipating that the answer was a close-up view of human skin... Sorry - gross!
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