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, due to the beautiful third-dimensional microphotography of Dr. Gary Greenberg. to a few, all sand seems alike--countless grains in an enormous expanse of seashore. glance closer--much closer--and your view of sand seriously isn't an identical. utilising the glorious microphotographic recommendations that he built, 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, each 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 photographs display the delicate adjustments of their colours, textures, sizes, and shapes. And as this infinitesimal international unfolds so does an fascinating clarification of the way each one grain of sand starts and types and unearths itself in a selected position, considered one of 1000000000 and one in every of a kind.
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A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder by Gary Greenberg,Stacy Keach