It is extremely advantages for you. Larsen covers everything from the origins and formation of micrometeorites to assembling the simple array of gear needed to get out there and find stardust in your own neighborhood, rooftop, or rain gutters. Who knew morning glory could look so interesting!. The book is divided into six chapters that cover: Micro-organisms Botany The human body Zoology Minerals Technology. The book Microcosmos: Discovering the World Through Microscopic Images from 20 X to Over 22 Million X Magnification was making you to know about other know-how and of course you can take more information. I recommend Brandon Broll's Microcosmos highly.
Grady Harp For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb ~ Psalm 139:13 The microscopic pictures capturing the composition of a world that is hidden from the unaided eye reflect this verse. There is a description for each image, which is not always found on the images you get online, which is why I bought it. The photos are really amazing, everything from bones to chocolate ice cream to mushroom spores. With its stunning full-color photographs and text written in clear and accessible language, Microcosmos provides a fascinating journey of discovery. On every left-hand page is the written description--including magnification used--of the full-color picture located on every right-hand page.
Each page features a single image, a remarkable close-up that reveals form, shape and color in incredible detail. There is always a large magnification label e. Broil's informative text highlights the noteworthy features of each image. The book charters a voyage through a miniature world showing the unlikeliest parts of our lives in minuscule detail. The first two titles, Elements and Molecules, have sold more than 1.
Stardust—also known as micrometeorites—is the oldest matter anywhere. A journey into everyday life through spectacular microscopic images. I suppose I was hoping for an pithy synopsis of each image, from an expert--a botanist, biologist, or a materials scientist--but one gets the impression that an intern was hired to copy random paragraphs from wikipedia for the accompanying text. Who knew morning glory could look so interesting! I wish there was a bit more scanning electron microscope images along with some technical details, but overall this is a solid book. The article author was did a lot of analysis when write the book, and so the information that they share for you is absolutely accurate. The photos, are of course, the main event here.
Nothing has traveled farther to reach Earth. Brandon Broil trained as a research biologist before becoming a journalist specializing in science and medicine. This could have been easily done with an inset image of the subject zoomed out, or with an introductory chapter giving familiar examples for scale comparison, or with measurement overlays, or any number of ways. Each image is a close-up that reveals remarkable forms, shapes and colors. Who knew morning glory could look so interesting! London Daily Mail 2010-10-11 Gorgeous! People are really bad at conceptualizing exponential scale; just listing the magnification power isn't really sufficient. The guide Microcosmos: Discovering the World Through Microscopic Images from 20 X to Over 22 Million X Magnification is not only giving you much more new information but also to become your friend when you sense bored. Author and citizen scientist extraordinaire Jon Larsen was the first to find them in populated areas.
Book for children until eventually adult are different content. Use this book to draw heretofore resistant high school or university students into microscience, or gift it to that hard-to-buy-for scientist. It's great eye candy for any photography lover. The book is capped off with a field guide of sorts that offers a taxonomy of the various types of micrometeorites, along with sample images, as well as the kinds of man-made and terrestrial spherules that stardust hunters are likely to encounter and how to identify them as imposters. The extraordinary images, produced with the latest microphotography technologies, are displayed on more reader-friendly larger page layouts. Enhancing each photo is a short informative paragraph packed with biological terms. Each page features a single image, a remarkable close-up that reveals form, shape and colour in incredible detail.
This substantial volume brings together extraordinary images produced through the latest technologies in microphotography. Responsibility: Brandon Broll ; pictures supplied by the Science Photo Library. It is really neat and a few images really left me feeling humbled. This is the second edition this time in paperback of this exotic collection of images as seen by the electron microscope that has the ability to magnify images from 20 times to over 22 million times and the results are colorful, almost indescribably beautiful details we will never see without this marvelous instrument. I recommend Brandon Broll's Microcosmos highly.
After every page I wanted more. Anyone who is interested in seeing how things appear when magnified will find Microcosmos fascinating. I will say though, not every image is sharp, and some even repeat on different pages at different angles, but that's because something is just difficult to image and there are further explanations in following pages. From reader reviews: Duncan Houghton: Book is to be different per grade. This substantial volume brings together extraordinary images produced through the latest technologies in microphotography. Enjoyable and instructive, these adventures with a microscope will appeal to all who are curious about what there is to see beyond the range of the naked eye. Each page features a single image, a remarkable close-up that reveals form, shape and color in incredible detail.
The extraordinary images, produced with the latest microphotography technologies, are displayed on more readerfriendly larger page layouts. The photos are really amazing, everything from bones to chocolate ice cream to mushroom spores. Here are things you may think you have seen, such as rocks or plants, as well as parts of the human body, magnified to show you things you couldn't have seen. The photos are really amazing, everything from bones to chocolate ice cream to mushroom spores. The layout is in 'categories' Microorganisms, Zoology, Technology, etc , making it easy to find your favorite section -- I love the ant carrying the microchip! And the pictures are amazing to see! This new edition lifts the book to breathtaking realms.