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Quicksilver And Medicine
11-JUN-2009 Jola Dziubinska

Quicksilver And Medicine

Quicksilver, Mercury, liquid silver.
This weeks TITC subject - "Science and/or Medicine" and this month subject #11 - Iron, steel, anything metalic http://forum.pbase.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=41405
For other scientific and medical shots see the forum http://form.pbase.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=41474

Mercury, also called quicksilver or hydrargyrum, is a chemical element with the symbol Hg (Latinized Greek: hydrargyrum, meaning watery or liquid silver).
A heavy, silvery d-block metal, mercury is one of six elements that are liquid at or near room temperature and pressure.
Mercury is used in thermometers, barometers, manometers, sphygmomanometers, float valves, and other scientific apparatus.
It remains in use in a number of other ways in scientific and scientific research applications, and in amalgam material for dental restoration.


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virginiacoastline17-Jun-2009 15:12
I remember playing with that stuff at my desk as a kid . . . . who knew!!!
Karen Stuebing14-Jun-2009 11:32
Super photo and entry. Because of digital thermometers I never see these anymore but remember them from my younger days. Well done.
Barbara Heide14-Jun-2009 07:43
very clever!!!
Nancy Lobaugh13-Jun-2009 17:17
excellent!!
Ieke Vonk13-Jun-2009 05:40
Aha, I like this one a lot!!
Greg Christie12-Jun-2009 23:33
An excellent macro lens image.
Flo Hendry12-Jun-2009 21:28
Nicely done!
Norbert Fortelny12-Jun-2009 15:40
Agreed, beautiful picture.
Antonio Ruggiero12-Jun-2009 12:32
Ottimo work ....Brava....v
Maaike Huizer12-Jun-2009 08:28
Superb, Jola. Love the composition and the treatment. V
Mieke WA Minkjan12-Jun-2009 06:56
beautiful picture Jola
Chris(tine)12-Jun-2009 05:19
Temperature's rising - great image. Chris
Dennis Hoyne12-Jun-2009 04:00
Perfect for the challenge, science and medicine.
Evaristo Buendia-Carrera12-Jun-2009 02:58
Clever!!
Timothy Guenther12-Jun-2009 02:35
Great!
Dennis Warren12-Jun-2009 01:34
A heavy metal...nice choice.
Inga Morozoff12-Jun-2009 00:53
Very nicely photographed.
carol j. phipps12-Jun-2009 00:34
Wonderful composition and impressive thought process.
Jeff Lobaugh12-Jun-2009 00:03
Great image for both challenges!
Ed McConnell11-Jun-2009 23:46
great choice and shot for today Jola
Walter O. Koenig11-Jun-2009 22:45
Great idea and shot for both challenges.
Cindi Smith11-Jun-2009 22:16
Very cool! And not anal thermometers ether! Cool, Jola!
J. Scott Coile11-Jun-2009 21:53
Very nice dual challenge entry Jola.
Paul Williamson11-Jun-2009 21:52
The mad hatters favourite
laine11-Jun-2009 21:48
Excellent shot, Jola.
Doug Cruden11-Jun-2009 21:38
Excellent!! Well done Jola, perfect entry!! And a wonderful composition...V
Al Chesworth11-Jun-2009 21:21
Not a pleasant metal.
Pictured well Jola.
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