Science and art are usually distinct fields, but when they combine, the results can be incredible. Photographer and scientist Fabian Oefner
uses photography to capture natural phenomena in spectacular images.
Watch Oefner's Ted talk on "Psychedelic science" here
and click on to see examples of his photographs.
In this photo
, Millefiori No. 01, 2012
Pop-Art-like structures created by magnetic liquids and watercolor.
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