Ascorbic Acid, Idaho

A multiple (5) exposure photomicrograph of melt-recrystallized ascorbic acid (the wheat field), xanthan gum base (the mountains), the microscope field diaphragm defocused with a yellow filter (the moon), and liquid crystalline polybenzyl-L-glutamate spherulites (the stars) with a blue filter to simulate the sky. This photomicrograph utilizes both brightfield and polarized light photomicrography.

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