Maggie Koerth-Baker at 9:30 am Mon, Aug 27, 2012
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Alexander Semenov's lovely photos make jellyfish look completely amazing—masses of ethereal tissue surrounded by thousands of strands of iridescent embroidery floss.
This shot is part of a series of photos taken in the deep, dark, cold waters of the Arctic Circle.
Via David Ng
They don’t just *look* amazing, they *are* amazing: we’re talking about the macro- and mega-fauna that are arguably least like ourselves on this whole planet. They are aliens among us. :-)
Georgia band Ponderosa used one of these photos as their cover art for their new CD, Pool Party. And actually, the image in this post was used for the back art.
Biology research just got awesomer. Nice pics, the land scape shots of the station remind me of growing up on Georgian Bay.
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