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Science is awash with meters, pipettes, calculators and computers, and we can sometimes forget that what we find in nature via experiment, like a simple (or not so simple) photograph, can change the face of science.

A "brainbow"

Pictures like these summarize the advances of science. They take the things that we cannot see, indeed are not ever capable of seeing ourselves, like neutrinos or cell organelles, and make them uniquely visible.