Hart wins prize for microscopic photography

By Staff

John Hart, a professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences at CU-Boulder, recently won third place in the fourth annual Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition, which features time-lapse footage taken through microscopes.

Hart won the prize by recording how oil evaporates and coalesces on the surface of water. His work on “complex microscopic fluid dynamics” could be useful to researchers studying the longevity of oil spills.

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