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 of a grain of sand, because of the lovely 3-dimensional microphotography of Dr. Gary Greenberg. to a few, all sand seems to be alike--countless grains in an unlimited expanse of seashore. glance closer--much closer--and your view of sand will not be an analogous. utilizing the glorious microphotographic options that he built, Greenberg invitations readers to find the unusual and beautiful global that every grain of sand contains.
listed below are the sands of Hawaii and Tahiti, the Sahara and the Poles, a volcano, every one exquisitely diversified, and every telling a desirable geological tale. crimson sand and yellow, white sand and black, making a song sand and quicksand: Greenbergs images demonstrate the sophisticated adjustments of their colours, textures, sizes, and shapes. And as this infinitesimal international unfolds so does an fascinating rationalization of the way every one grain of sand starts off and kinds and reveals itself in a selected position, one in every of one thousand million and one in every of a kind.
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