The other day, I was glancing through a biology book when I came across another encounter with God.
This thickness of a cell membrane. It is beyond human, beyond anything that is appreciated by human.
Picture of a cell (animal / plant / microbe)
At 1″O” clock position there is a word called plasma membrane (cell membrane). Diagrammatic representation of the cell membrane is probably a millimeter thick.
Till 1950s there was no evidence that a cell membrane existed. It was there and no one bothered. why?
The thickness of a cell membrane is almost seven millionth of a millimeter*.
And there was a need for an electron microscope to find it out.
Or an artistic representation of a cell membrane looks like –
Science is God and God is Science. Now you know why.
* from “The Biology of Belief”.