The best science photos of the year, as decreed by the Royal Society

(CNN)Three bouncing oil droplets showing quantum physics in action. A clown fish peering out from the tentacles of a sea anemone affected by climate change. A cone-shaped cloud looming above a hill in the Yukon, Canada. Fish skirmishing in the wetlands of Hong Kong. A rare lunar phenomenon in Belarus.

These are some of the winning entries in the fifth Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition, which celebrates achievements in science photography.
Dr. Aleks Labuda's "Quantum Droplets" was crowned the winner of the Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition.