Science & Technology

Everything science is and does from the laboratory to the real world

Science images provided by leading institutions, computer graphic artists and photographers with specialist equipment. These include engineering, biology and technology images.

Chemical Experiments and Explosions

White phosphorous combustion, nitrogen triiodide detonating, caesium reacting with water, sodium burning in chlorine, sulfuric acid and sugar, rubidium reacting with water, sodium acetate crystallizing, Tollen's Test and a colouful flame test sequence. We've had some fun putting together this gallery of sequence shots.

Spotlight on Harald Ritsch

From quantum entanglement, Schrodinger’s cat to the structure of matter and particle collisions, Harald Ritsch creates images to illustrate scientific articles which cannot otherwise be visualized by photography.

The Microworld of Syred and Power

View our fascinating collection from Syred & Power. Using a scanning electron microscope Andrew Syred has a vast collection of images spanning over 20 years. Working with Cheryl Power, she brings the colours and light to the collection.

Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing

This collection shows flat pieces of steel-titanium being fabricated in a small-scale cabinet for making test pieces by wire + arc additive manufacturing (WAAM). This process deposits layers of metal from a wire in a technique derived from welding. The concept was first described in 1927 but developments in robotic control are creating interest in its possible use in the manufacture for aircraft parts.

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