> I use a photograph of a T4 phage model made by one of our students - in
> metallic-gold finish - as an illustration of the function of a virus
> capsid - and I introduce it initially as the Lunar Excursion Module
> from the Apollo series.... The analogy hits home hard given that
> initial confusion, in that they suddenly realise that the capsid is
> doing what the lander did - protecting nucleic acids.
Is this photo available on the net (e.g. on a Web site)? If not, sounds
like it should be.