Wind Turbine for National Geographic

This January Adam got to check one off his bucket list when National Geographic hired him to photograph a microscopic wind turbine developed at UT Arlington. The turbine was only 2.3 mm tall, meaning he also set a record for longest extension on the camera so far.

It was truly a wonderful experience. Read a behind the scenes story about the¬†turbine and what it took to make the picture¬†on the National Geographic’s blog.



The turbine was so small it had to be glued to a slide just to handle it.




The turbine next to a quarter for scale.

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The camera setup in the UT Arlington lab.

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