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By Gary Greenberg,Stacy Keach

ISBN-10: 0760331987

ISBN-13: 9780760331989

ISBN-10: 0760361436

ISBN-13: 9780760361436

"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

here's the area seen inside of a grain of sand, due to the beautiful three-d 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 is absolutely not a similar. utilising the wonderful microphotographic strategies 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, each one exquisitely diverse, and every telling a desirable geological tale. pink sand and yellow, white sand and black, making a song sand and quicksand: Greenbergs photographs display the sophisticated alterations of their colours, textures, sizes, and shapes. And as this infinitesimal global unfolds so does an exciting rationalization of ways each one grain of sand starts and varieties and unearths itself in a specific position, one in all a thousand million and certainly one of a kind.

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