intelligent life beyond earth-another photo quiz

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intelligent life beyond earth-another photo quiz

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nikon 4x reflected light

Unfortunately i think a real life image like this,is beyond our life span

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graphite?

In any case, good exposure!

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Thank you Rene. It's not graphite......

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Looks like chipped obsidian. But from a meteorite, perhaps?

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tar ?

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Coal comes to mind at first. But I think we're going to need a little hint. :wink:

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It shows both some lamellar structure and curved fracture. Coal?

In any case it's a very notable image.
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broken glass? or dried and crackled glue?

nice image anyway (:
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Titanium crystal? This is one of my top micro images that I've seen to date. Bravo

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Thank you all for your kind words.Most of you are close but nobody still has made a correct guess.
To give a first hint.This is something that is chipped............

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harisA wrote:...something that is chipped............
Hm, 'chipped' as in Chip? Is it the ceramic base of a CPU Chip?

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objective lens or eyepiece broken :?:

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Raw silicon?

Broken hard plastic?

obsidian? (volcanic glass)

:smt017 :smt017 :smt017

but your coment about our life span is very cryptic
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harisA wrote:Unfortunately i think a real life image like this,is beyond our life span
Hmmm, another attempt: Fossile fuel, in crude form? or at least something fossilized.

This is a tuff one to guess...

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Pau wrote:Raw silicon?

Broken hard plastic?

obsidian? (volcanic glass)

:smt017 :smt017 :smt017

but your coment about our life span is very cryptic

And finally we found a winner.This is silicon from a destroyed microchip.If you look at the upper right corner of the image there are some signs of the destroyed chip microstructure. The image looks to me like remnants of an old alien civilization ,in a abandoned planet far away from earth.
Although i'm pretty sure that there is "life" in outer space ,and also support a teleological interpretation of the universe , it is unlikely to see a real life image like this during our lifespan.

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