Fw: June Micscape magazine on-line
- Helllooo...anybody out there? It seems the summer doldrums have set in.
You all are awfully quiet. Anybody have a good joke to share?
Summer is a great time for collecting fresh-water specimens. Anybody have
any tips to share?
Meanwhile, check out the link below for the finest online microscopy zine.
From: Dave Walker <dave@...>
Date: Saturday, June 12, 1999 4:01 PM
Subject: June Micscape magazine on-line
>Another month seems to rapidly pass and the June issue of 'Micscape'
>magazine is now on-line (Contents below).
>Once again many thanks to the contributors from around the world, who
>without their continued support, the magazine would not materialise each
>month. Thanks also to our readers, sponsors and supporters of the
>The Micscape Magazine, together with its sister magazines Lightscape and
>MicroLight which also have their quarterly June issues on-line can be
>accessed from the Main Site Index at http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk
>Click 'Magazines' button.
>June Micscape Contents with news updates through the month by Anne
>Radiolaria - the delicate shapes and sculpturing of Radiolaria shells
>are one of the most spectacular subjects for the microscope. By Brian
>Darnton, UK and Wim van Egmond, Netherlands.
>Adapting a flash gun for photomicrography - a simple but effective
>adaptation of a flash gun for photomicrography. By James Evarts, US.
>A Strongylocentrotus drobrachiensis by any other name would smell as
>sweet - a humorous but challenging look at how scientists classify and
>name organisms. Or why the tiniest critters often seem to have the
>longest names! By Richard Howey, US.
>Water fleas - one of the easiest creatures to find in a pond, but one of
>the most fascinating. An attractive illustrated survey by Wim van Egmond
>and Jan Parmentier, Netherlands.
>Video gallery: Protozoa Portraits - two video clips showing the beating
>cilia of a protozoan and the extending pseudopod of an Amoeba. By Edward
>Cilia - the microscopic beating hairs used by both single-celled and
>multicellular organisms are one of the wonders of nature. A fascinating
>look at their diversity and mode of action. By Bill Amos, US.
>Zygnema - an illustrated look at an attractive filamentous algae which
>is easy to find. By Steve Durr, UK.
>Horsetails: relic plants from prehistory - a common group of plants
>which are easily overlooked, but they have plenty of fascinating macro
>and microscopic features. By David Walker, UK.