It’s a…

The answer to yesterday’s photo question is –

“It’s a CT scan, revealing the delicate structures of a human nose and face, as seen from the top of the head, down! The multicolored pockets are human paranasal sinuses – the air-filled spaces in your skull.

The image was captured by Kai-hung Fung of Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Hong Kong, the co-winner in the photography category of the 2007 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge.”

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6 responses to “It’s a…

  1. My gosh that’s beautiful!

  2. That’s a remarkable picture. The colorization makes it easy to see all the parts, now that you’ve told me what it is 😉

  3. Amazing… and here I thought it was a bat. Did anyone guess correctly?

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