By Gary Greenberg,Stacy Keach
"To see a global 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 realm considered inside a grain of sand, because of the lovely 3-dimensional microphotography of Dr. Gary Greenberg. to a few, all sand appears to be like alike--countless grains in an enormous expanse of seashore. glance closer--much closer--and your view of sand shouldn't be an analogous. utilizing the wonderful microphotographic concepts that he built, 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 varied, and every telling a desirable geological tale. crimson sand and yellow, white sand and black, making a song sand and quicksand: Greenbergs photos demonstrate the sophisticated transformations of their shades, textures, sizes, and shapes. And as this infinitesimal international unfolds so does an exciting rationalization of the way each one grain of sand starts and varieties and reveals itself in a selected position, one among one billion and considered one of a kind.
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A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder by Gary Greenberg,Stacy Keach