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Stunning images prove that science and beauty can co-exist
Polarized light micrograph of a sample of ocean jasper by Bernardo Cesare. This volcanic 'ocean jasper' is found only in Madagascar and is highly prized among collectors. Here a thin section of rock just 30 micrometres thick has been polished and polarized light shone through it. A second polarizing filter reveals these amazing colors. (BNPS/RPS/Bernardo Cesare)

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Stunning images prove that science and beauty can co-exist

19 September 2013

Stunning photographs from the prestigious Royal Photographic Society's latest exhibition prove that science and beauty can co-exist. These 100 sensational images come from various disciplines of science and highlight how important photography is for academics. Photography plays a crucial role in medicine, forensic science, engineering, archaeology, oceanography, natural history and many more areas. The International Images for Science exhibition can be seen at the Great North Museum in Hancock, Newcastle, England until Septmeber 29th, and showcases works from 54 scientists from around the world. (BNPS)

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