QUOTE- The Star of David and Viruses

CVs are rough-edged, round particles, about 35 nm in diameter. Typical CVs have a “Star of David” on the surface of the virion in some orientations; the star has a dark center. SRSV particles lack the “Star of David” and…

Essentials of Diagnostic Virology – Page 86, Gregory A. Storch – 2000

 

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Stalactites and Stalagmites of the Star of David

 

The Stalactite is above, and hangs DOWNward like an icicle; the Stalagmite is below and sticks UP.

Stalactites and Stalagmites, Jim Loy, Geology, Jimloy.com

 

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The Stalactite and Stalagmite will connect, and become a column.

Stalactites and Stalagmites, Jim Loy, Geology, Jimloy.com

 

SoD Stalactites and Stalagmites

Stalactites hang from the ceiling of a cave while stalagmites grow from the cave floor.

– Stalactite, OceanExplorer.noaa.gov