Look at this weird, forbidding landscape — it's not a newly discovered cave system on Mars, it's a microscope image of a human eye. Suren Manvelyan's arresting photographs will make you never want to stare into someone's eyes again.

Manvelyan, a physics teacher from Yerevan, Armenia, took these microscope pictures of the eyes of his friends, colleagues and students. He told the Daily Mail:

I was not aware they are of such complicated appearance. Everyday we see hundreds of eyes but do not even suspect they have such beautiful structure, like surfaces of unknown planets.

Here are some of the most eye-popping (sorry) images. More at the link. [Your Beautiful Eyes via the Daily Mail]

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1342468/Eye-catching-Incredible-pictures-time-reveal-human-eye-glory.html#ixzz19giq02pX

Extreme close-ups of human eyes look like craters on Mars

Extreme close-ups of human eyes look like craters on Mars

Extreme close-ups of human eyes look like craters on Mars

Extreme close-ups of human eyes look like craters on Mars

Extreme close-ups of human eyes look like craters on Mars

Extreme close-ups of human eyes look like craters on Mars

Extreme close-ups of human eyes look like craters on Mars