The Teeny -- I mean BIG -- Picture

The Teeny -- I mean BIG -- Picture

The Teeny -- I mean BIG -- Picture

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Nov. 20 2008 12:15 PM

The Teeny -- I mean BIG -- Picture

If you aren't regularly looking at The Big Picture by now, than I don't think I can help you anymore! It's a fantastic collection of themed high-resolution pictures hosted at the Boston Globe.

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Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

A few days ago, the theme was microscopy. All I can say is: "THEM!"

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The Big Picture: ant

Shoot the antennae! He's helpless without them!

Actually, there are several pictures in that series that will haunt my dreams. There is something incredibly creepy about little teeny things seen through an electron microscope.

[shudder]