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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

here's the realm seen inside a grain of sand, because of the lovely 3-dimensional microphotography of Dr. Gary Greenberg. to a couple, all sand appears alike--countless grains in an unlimited expanse of seashore. glance closer--much closer--and your view of sand is not really an identical. utilising the glorious microphotographic recommendations that he constructed, Greenberg invitations readers to find the unusual and lovely 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 assorted, 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 delicate variations of their shades, textures, sizes, and shapes. And as this infinitesimal international unfolds so does an interesting clarification of the way every one grain of sand starts off and varieties and unearths itself in a selected position, certainly one of 1000000000 and one among a kind.

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