Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Fastest Flights in Nature: A Fungal Opera

High speed videos of fungi blasting their spores into the air - a microscopic cannon! A 2nd prize winner in Chlorofilms contest #1.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Light capture by Photosystem I

Shows the workings of the microscopic solar collector used in Photosystem I, the first part of photosynthesis linked to water splitting. Nice animation of light energy bouncing around in the light harvesting complex, until it is captured by the reaction center.