Yes, the nano Pac-Man you see above is real and measures just 3.5 microns-wide. In technical speak, nano Pac-Man was created with a” scanning electron microscope image of a copper oxide cluster, 3.5 microns in diameter, prepared by evaporation and condensation over an alumina substrate.” This would fit nicely next to the world’s smallest USS Enterprise. Click here to view more nano artwork.

The smiley nose and eye are present in the original SEM image, which has only been color-enhanced.

[via KotakuNanowerk]

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