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by Kite
Sat Dec 30, 2006 6:25 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: 3 microscopic views of pus
Replies: 7
Views: 8493

you know, i was about to post this, I did EXACTLY the same thing today lol

my dad works as a pathologist on the nation health service, and as such, steals me my slides and cover slips, and recently, a nice collection of stains :D

meh, you got better shots than I did lol
by Kite
Thu Dec 28, 2006 3:48 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Christmas Tardigrade + Battle-scarred Tardigrade
Replies: 4
Views: 1697

in a tun they are pretty darn amazing things. bit boring to look at, but great fun to try and destroy (which is allmsot imposible)
by Kite
Wed Dec 27, 2006 7:07 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Mixed ciliates
Replies: 5
Views: 5227

life will go on, vive la water bears! yeah, they say that if the world went nuclear and america launched all its nukes (america can destroy the world 3 times over with its nuclear arms, and GW still persists on making more :roll: ) that only cockroaches would survive. well we microscopists know that...
by Kite
Wed Dec 27, 2006 7:04 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Arcella, stacked...
Replies: 7
Views: 2440

oooh, thats interesting to know, thanks Tom.

In that case I found an archaeic one the other day :D it was very dark brown indeed, and I didnt get my normally wonderful colour show with a darkfeild condenser either.
by Kite
Tue Dec 26, 2006 7:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Merry Christmas !!!
Replies: 18
Views: 7294

never a good sign, the worst thing ever is being shown photos o fwhat you did the night before :?

Thanks Salden, I was rather pleased with it :D
by Kite
Tue Dec 26, 2006 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Merry Christmas !!!
Replies: 18
Views: 7294

hmmm, well how much would it cost to send a big cake to Pennsylvania, and how long would it take, and would it go off before it got there? let me see... too much, too long, yes probably thats a no on the cake for you :P but you can have a photo of the yule log I baked for christmas http://www.photom...
by Kite
Tue Dec 26, 2006 7:00 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Homemade equipment
Replies: 12
Views: 4133

Homemade equipment

as the title suggests, have you ever built or used something on a microscope or camera that you made with your own hands. I made my own darkfeild, not hard. you need a filter carrier under your condenser, and a spare ground glass filter to go in, then take opaque black card, and cut a circle 15 mm a...
by Kite
Tue Dec 26, 2006 6:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Merry Christmas !!!
Replies: 18
Views: 7294

no hangover fortuantely, I was drinking vodka and apple juice, gets you drunk, but no nasty headaches in the morning :D New years looks to be the same as last years, leave the house at mid-day New years eve, and come back on the 3rd or 4th :D oh, and I am a Quaker, not quite Amish, but I make good c...
by Kite
Tue Dec 26, 2006 6:52 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Christmas Tardigrade + Battle-scarred Tardigrade
Replies: 4
Views: 1697

yeah, I have found them in lichen too, they have turned up in the middle of the ocean, a few living on a floatingbit of algea for example, they are extremphiles to the max!

got the video link eventually! i edited my post with it in now.
by Kite
Tue Dec 26, 2006 6:23 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Arcella, stacked...
Replies: 7
Views: 2440

Lovely shot Ken, this really shows the diversity of just 1 species/genus
by Kite
Tue Dec 26, 2006 6:19 am
Forum: Macro and Close-up Archives
Topic: Unexpected visitor from the wetlands
Replies: 14
Views: 9420

these can grow quite large, I have seen one at least 25mm long :O

I was soaking a big clump of moss in a tray of pond water, and just diving in with my hands when AHHHH a large one of those swam out from under the moss, Im nto a squeamish guy but this made me poop myself.
by Kite
Tue Dec 26, 2006 6:07 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Christmas Tardigrade + Battle-scarred Tardigrade
Replies: 4
Views: 1697

Christmas Tardigrade + Battle-scarred Tardigrade

Christmas, what better to do than grab a bit of moss from the windowsill and bung it under the microscope when you havea free 30 minutes, and what better to see than a wonderful new tardigrade species I havent seen before. I havent got any photos, but there is a video I have uploaded. This is narate...
by Kite
Tue Dec 26, 2006 5:13 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Some new videos
Replies: 9
Views: 3263

lovely christmas present for me to enjoy... later today :D

got to go to grans for lunch, but by the looks of the photos (and the sounds of the responses) I think it will be brilliant to watch :D
by Kite
Tue Dec 26, 2006 5:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Merry Christmas !!!
Replies: 18
Views: 7294

hope everyone had a great christmas and didnt get too drunk! (I know I did, on both counts)
by Kite
Sun Dec 24, 2006 3:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Merry Christmas !!!
Replies: 18
Views: 7294

rudolph the red eyed cyclops is currently on route to the north pole... at a speed of 20 um/s , he is predicted to get there in 2034 :D