Posted: May 22, 2010 by Wildcat in Uncategorized

“Back to the Future” illustrates the concept of biomimetism by combining a scanning electron microscope image of fan-shaped colonies of diatoms in the genus Licmophora and a 3D computational drawing of a solar panel prototype inspired by them. (via Visualizing Science – The New York Times > Science > Slide Show > Slide 4 of 10

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