Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

20 breathtaking images that show science in motion

The Wellcome Image Awards are a pretty big deal, celebrating the planet's best science image making, which are both fascinating to look at and help to explain complex scientific concepts.

From a super-detailed look at the scales on a Madagascan moth to the furred-up arteries of a stroke patient, it's safe to say these shots are a world away from your Instagram feed.

You can also take a closer look at the award-winning images at a load of exhibitions taking place across the UK from 16 March, including the Science Museum in London - as well as in the US, Russia and South Africa. 

Related

space.PNG

Spending a year in space will do some weird things to your body

matrix.jpg

Scientists demonstrate they can 'upload' knowledge to your brain

Inception.jpg

Why do we feel like we're falling when we go to sleep?

More

15 pictures of Mr. Blobby that sum up your horrible hangover

This is you, it is

by Sam Diss
18 Aug 2017

This new Netflix documentary is quickly becoming a must-watch

It's like nothing you've ever seen before

by Tom Victor
18 Aug 2017

Seth Rogen spills 'Superbad' secrets to celebrate its 10th birthday

Wait... you changed your name to... McLovin?

by Emily Reynolds
18 Aug 2017

The 20 best one-liners from the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Laugh-out-loud funny

by Tom Victor
18 Aug 2017

'Game of Thrones' fans, could this beloved character be Cersei’s son?

Could it really be true?

by Kayleigh Dray
17 Aug 2017

The best ever uses of songs in movies - as chosen by Reddit

What's your pick?

by Gary Ogden
17 Aug 2017

Sergio Ramos just mercilessly destroyed Lionel Messi

Best in the world? Go fetch mate

by Carl Anka
17 Aug 2017

Gendry's 'Clovis' alias in 'Game of Thrones' could reveal his purpose

This show is so damn smart

by Alex Finnis
17 Aug 2017

Samuel L Jackson: "If Donald Trump broke into my house, I'd shoot him"

We chat to the movie legend about hentai, yachting and killing the President

by Andrew Dickens
16 Aug 2017

An old fairytale could spell doom for the 'Eastwatch Seven'

They may not all come back alive...

by Carl Anka
16 Aug 2017