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 seen inside a grain of sand, due to the beautiful third-dimensional microphotography of Dr. Gary Greenberg. to a few, all sand seems alike--countless grains in an unlimited expanse of seashore. glance closer--much closer--and your view of sand is absolutely not a similar. utilising the wonderful microphotographic strategies 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, each one exquisitely varied, and every telling a desirable geological tale. purple sand and yellow, white sand and black, making a song sand and quicksand: Greenbergs photographs demonstrate the sophisticated variations of their shades, textures, sizes, and shapes. And as this infinitesimal international unfolds so does an exciting rationalization of ways each one grain of sand starts off and kinds and reveals itself in a selected position, certainly one of a thousand million and one in all a kind.
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