Under the microscope, your drink is a colorful piece of abstract art

It seems Mother Nature knows a bit about abstract art — you just have to look very closely at your next drink to see it. When viewed under a microscope, crystallized slides of alcoholic beverages lit with polarized light produce fantastical compositions that are bursting with color. Thankfully, research scientist Michael Davidson has collected images of some of this Kaleidoscopic “art,” and the variety of images across hard liquors, beers, and wines is simply astounding. Many of the patterns…

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