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1963 - electron micrograph of an oxide scale

HIGH-POWERED PEEK AT RUST ON IRON

CD 1967023 E&MP48.001

Electron Micrograph

October 16, 1963

The electron microscope has enabled scientists to take closer looks at nature’s secrets.

This picture is an electron micrograph of an oxide scale, sometimes called rust, on a single crystal of iron.

Magnification is several thousand times in this micrograph. 


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