The line between science and fiction just got even more blurry. Chris Parks, an artist who worked on the gorgeous, watery special effects in Darren Aronofsky's weirdo time-travel movieThe Fountain, is also a science photographer whose picture of plankton swimming into the eye of a needle won 5th place in Nikon's microscopic photography contest. Sometimes it takes a fantasist to make the microscopic world beautiful.

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