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Someone took a drop of water that had microbes in it and shot a 250mW green laser beam through it, causing a magnified real-time shadow play of swimming translucent critters. A cat is intrigued.  
 
Originally described here:  
teravolt.org/Laser_Microscope.htm  
 
... but the site crashed from views, so the explanation is mirrored here:  
www.redditmirror.cc/cache/websites/teravolt.org_d6g04/teravolt.org/Laser_Microscope.htm  
 
[via Miss Cellania]
:: YT comments ::
LinusMines: The cat somehow makes this video so much better.