84.4 MB (7.5 MB compressed)
6650 x 4434 pixels
56.4 x 37.6 cm ⏐ 22.2 x 14.8 in (300dpi)
RICHARD BEECH PHOTOGRAPHY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY RICHARD BEECH PHOTOGRAPHY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Macro photograph of oil resting on top of water. Oil and water do not mix as the oil molecules have a lower density than the water molecules and so float on top of the water. Image taken using polarised light to create a colourful background to the patterns created by the oil and water.
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