Frozen objects, 17th-century microscopy

Frozen objects, 17th-century microscopy

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Credit: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Frozen objects. 17th-century artwork of frozen objects, including snowflakes (top), a six-branched figure in frozen urine (upper right), and other ice crystals and frozen objects. This is plate 8 (scheme VIII) from 'Micrographia: or Some physical descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses, with observations and enquiries thereupon' (1665) by the English scientist Robert Hooke (1635-1703).

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