ZEISS Microscopy Image Contest

Meteorite Mysteries Under the Microscope

Dr. Julia Cartwright, Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama, studies Sylacauga meteorite and many more.

4 min

Microscopy as a Hobby

A few submissions for our ZEISS Microscopy Image Contest 2021 came from hobby microscopists. Enjoy their beautiful images and thoughts on microscopy as a hobby.

3 min

This Is Rock(ed) Science

The image of a Brazilian agate submitted by Bernardo Cesare, Professor of Petrology at the University of Padova (Italy), has been awarded third prize in our ZEISS Microscopy Image Contest.

2 min

The Invisible Power of Fungi

Professor Cobus Visagie from the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute at the University of Pretoria is a new generation mycologist. For our ZEISS Microscopy Image Contest, he submitted a fungi image, taken with a ZEISS Axio Zoom.V16 zoom microscope.

2 min

Towards the Battery of the Future

A microscopy image of a lithium ion battery submitted by Andreas Kopp from Aalen University (Germany) has won 2nd prize in the ZEISS Microscopy Image Contest 2021.

2 min

Emiliania Huxleyi Algae – Powerful Carbon Dioxide Regulators

This year’s first prize of the ZEISS Microscopy Image Contest was awarded to Alicia González Segura, Dolores Molina Fernández and Isabel Sánchez Almazo from the Centro de Instrumentación Científica at the University of Granada (Spain) for their visually stunning image of Emiliania huxleyi coccospheres.

2 min