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

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 seen inside a grain of sand, due to the beautiful three-d microphotography of Dr. Gary Greenberg. to a couple, all sand appears to be like alike--countless grains in an unlimited expanse of seashore. glance closer--much closer--and your view of sand isn't an analogous. utilizing the wonderful microphotographic innovations that he built, Greenberg invitations readers to find the unusual and beautiful international that every grain of sand contains.

listed below are the sands of Hawaii and Tahiti, the Sahara and the Poles, a volcano, each 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 images demonstrate the sophisticated modifications of their colours, textures, sizes, and shapes. And as this infinitesimal international unfolds so does an exciting rationalization of the way every one grain of sand starts and types and unearths itself in a specific position, certainly one of a thousand million and one in all a kind.

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