Interesting Photo of the Day: An Astronaut Inside an Air Bubble Inside a Drop of Water

When Dutch astronaut André Kuipers isn’t out in orbit exploring space or logging hours on the International Space Station researching muscle atrophy in astronauts, he can be found taking awesome photos of water droplets like this one:

water drop photography portrait

An air bubble was blown into the water droplet to create this effect. (Via Imgur. Click to see full size.)

Though it appears as though this is two drops of water, it is actually only one drop. An air bubble was placed inside the water using a straw, then Kuipers posed behind the drop just right for the photograph. Pretty cool!

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