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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