Enlarging The Groove 1000 Times

Chris Supranowitz has made some images of a record’s grooves using an electron scanning microscope.

For comparison, here are the digital pits of a CD:

More images and the full details of Chris’ project.

Edit: 3/7/11

Just found another site with similar images but some more info on the mechanics of vinyl and styli. Check out Micrographia.

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