SCIENCE

This Photo Is Of A Common Animal. Can You Guess Which One?

Mar 12, 2015 at 8:45 AM ET

The Wellcome Image Awards showcases the best photography created with science-imaging techniques, including methods such as removing out-of-focus light with just a pinhole, building 3D models out multiple snaps and employing state-of-the-art microscope technology. The entries, which walk the line between science and art, are simply stunning. Who knew that if you get close enough, the nervous systems of some of the most common creatures look like Jackson Pollock paintings?

Vocativ put together this quiz so you can try and guess yourself what the nominees for the Wellcome Image Awards are actually photos of. Don’t feel bad if you can’t nail a single one. We didn’t either.

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