Download the May 2021 digital calendar
A new image is available
Why not download a new scientific image to have as your wallpaper or desktop during May. Included on the image is a calendar so you can keep track of the month.
All the images used were submitted to our annual calendar image competition. The image selected for May is:
Sprig of moss Cirriphyllum piliferum
This moss has thick cell walls that are birefringence. Therefore, it is well suited for shooting in polarized light. When using polarizing filters and a retardation plate, the petals start to sparkle in different colours (Biolam R-11 microscope, smartphone camera)
Or if you'd prefer you can download:
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Bring microscopy to your phone with wallpaper versions of our 2021 calendar.
1. Click on the photo to download it
2. On your phone? Tap and hold, then add to photos
3. On your computer? Right click to save then send to your phone
4. Open your phone's settings to add it as a wallpaper