What is This?
Science aficionados: test your knowledge. What is represented in this scientific visualization?
A. A structured plastic target being irradiated with an intense laser pulse.
B. The three-dimensional vortex wake structures produced by a swimming moon jellyfish.
C. The Trifid Nebula, a cluster of stars and interstellar clouds of dust and gases.
D. A cardioid — a curved plane — and objects at its perimeter in the Mandelbrot Set.
E. An image of the hindgut of the common eastern bumble bee.
Answer to quiz: B. The three-dimensional vortex wake structures produced by a swimming moon jellyfish.
For images that fit the other descriptions, check out the submissions to our Visualizing Science contest.