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Nick Veasey:
Exposing the invisible

TEDGlobal 2009 · 13:18 · Filmed Jul 2009
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Nick Veasey: Exposing the invisible
13:18 · Filmed July 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009 · Subtitles available in 20 languages

Nick Veasey shows outsized X-ray images that reveal the otherworldly inner workings of familiar objects — from the geometry of a wildflower to the anatomy of a Boeing 747. Producing these photos is dangerous and painstaking, but the reward is a superpower: looking at what the human eye can't see.

X-ray visionary
Logging countless hours behind an X-ray machine, Nick Veasey illuminates the labyrinthine secrets hidden beneath the exteriors of everyday objects. Full bio
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