Image: Emergence (Eureka Prizes)

Emergence (Eureka Prizes)

 2013 New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography Highly Commended

Emergence, Dr Ian Baguley, Westmead Hospital
Emergence shows the fragility of a cicada after years of underground growth as it strives to breed above ground. The complexity underpinning the cicadas’ life cycle speaks to the depth of time required for evolutionary processes to enable a species to evolve to fill an available niche.

Photographer:
Dr Ian Baguley
Rights:
© Dr Ian Baguley

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