A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder by Gary Greenberg,Stacy Keach PDF

By Gary Greenberg,Stacy Keach

"To see an international in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower. to carry infinity within the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour."
William Blake, "Auguries of Innocence" 1805

this is the area considered inside of a grain of sand, because of the beautiful third-dimensional microphotography of Dr. Gary Greenberg. to a few, all sand appears to be like alike--countless grains in an unlimited expanse of seashore. glance closer--much closer--and your view of sand is not really an analogous. applying the wonderful microphotographic thoughts that he constructed, Greenberg invitations readers to find the unusual and beautiful international that every grain of sand contains.

listed here are the sands of Hawaii and Tahiti, the Sahara and the Poles, a volcano, every one exquisitely various, and every telling a desirable geological tale. pink sand and yellow, white sand and black, making a song sand and quicksand: Greenbergs photographs demonstrate the delicate changes of their colours, textures, sizes, and shapes. And as this infinitesimal global unfolds so does an exciting clarification of the way every one grain of sand starts off and types and reveals itself in a selected position, one among 1000000000 and considered one of a kind.

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