Visualizing Science 2014–2015

A marine copepod, smaller than a grain of rice, can dart away from predators at 500 body lengths per second. The winning image from this year’s Visualizing Science competition, by Brad Gemmell of the UT Marine Science Institute, was created using a new method of polarized light microscopy.

See more of 2014's award-winning images and watch our video interview with the scientists who captured their beauty.