Mice statue from the Royal Cornish Museum
The latest collection we've posted isn't a new series of rocks, its a collection of objects that Andy has come across in his travels collecting the rock samples. There's no rhyme or reason for it -...
Andy Tindle in the Virtual Microscope Lab
  We've completed the JISC funded United Kingdom Virtual Microscope project although we've still got quite a few more rocks to add to the collection. As part of the project we've put over 100 virtual...
We've just completed our second public collection, 28 rocks from the Moon, collected by astronauts during NASA missions Apollo 11 to Apollo 17. They're now available on the website, take a look on...
Microscope used for digitisation
We're opening the new system with the UKVM collection, which initially includes 60 rocks and thin sections from around the United Kingdom. We've selected a range of igneous, metamorphic and...
The Virtual Microscope for Earth Sciences will now be linked to the Wolfson-funded OpenScience Laboratory at The Open University. In partnership with the Knowledge Media Institute at The Open...

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