A view of the city of Munich - slightly different (III)
Dear readers, as microscopy enthusiasts and highly complex multi-million cell
systems you are already perfectly aware of the existence of the microscopic life
all around you. No need to tell you.
But not everybody on this world is so lucky as to be informed about those parallel
worlds by teachers and parents. Nevertheless there are moments when those different
worlds are meeting and intersecting. For example, when a child (still being able
to do some visual close-focusing) is perceiving those tiny red dots moving around
on sunny pavements and cement walls. In those moments it becomes common sense
for everybody that there might be tiny worlds inhabited by beings quite different
We do still remember those moments of enlightenment in our own childhood, many years ago.
Today we know that those tiny red moving spots are in fact mites. They show an
enormous color contrast with respect to the urban pavement.
And they are quite impressive when seen under a microscope: