If you’ve ever purchased a single set of tennis string, then you’ve likely seen how manufactures often depict the construction on the package.
In particular, Gamma seems to place quite a big emphasis on the construction in their marketing, as you can see in the package below.
I’ve always thought it was cool how they show the construction of a string. However, Professor Clair Davis and Elizabeth Chandler of the School of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham, took it to a whole new level.
Check out these images of tennis string under an electron microscope.
Pretty cool, right? I’d love to see some other materials under an electron microscope, such as a tennis ball or the surface of a tennis racquet.
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