Algae are a large group of single or multi cellular simple organisms. They have chlorophyll. Most algae are aquatic(living in water). They range from unicellular forms, such as Chlorella and the diatoms, to multi cellular forms, such as the giant kelp. The algae giant kelp grow more than 60 meters in length. They are present everywhere on our planet.
Examples:- Seaweed, phytoplankton, Diatoms
Source: Wikipedia.

Algae under the MicrosecopeAlgae. Magnification - 450 times.

Algae under the microsecope
Algae. Magnification - 450 times.

Algae.Algae. Magnification - 100 times.

Algae under the microscope.Algae. Magnification - 450 times.

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Converted microscope images


Links - External

Algae - Wikipedia 

Algae - Simple Wikipedia 

Finding the perfect algae for renewable energy -

 (FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology.)



Diane AZ said...

Interesting how the second one looks like a brick wall. :)

Ash said...


Linda said...

The second one does look very much like brick. Wow, so amazing these are...Thanks for sharing! said...

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Mitr Friend - Bhushavali said...

Intersting!!! Looks like a perfect lawn!!! :)
Nomads of Chennai

Elizabeth.Blog said...

I love the images. All Best Wishes to you into the New Year 2011!