The Science is the Art

by Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (Public Domain)

The images Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg made of microscopic organisms in the mid-1800s are both art and ground breaking science. They should be appreciated as both. A massive collection of his specimens, images, and records reside at the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin.

Found via David Orr pointing to The Caledonian Mining Expedition Company.

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